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1917.150AB (RS203809)

Description

Partial roll and fragment. Grisaille figures classically dressed (boy with tambourine and woman with lyre) alternating with griffin flanked by arabesques. Framed on left and right by grisaille imitation plaster work. Printed in three greys, five blues, red, orange, yellow, two pinks, tan, brown and white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Location of origin
Holland
Object type
Building Component
Places
Holland (Netherlands) [historical region]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
8 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.150AB
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Browne
GUSN
179046
Related Items
Accession number 1917.152 Relationship matching horizontal border
Accession number 1917.153 Relationship matching vertical border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
griffin
arabesque
lyre
tambourine
figures
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
mythology, ancient Greece, music
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 35, print width 8 3/8 (inches)

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