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Wallpaper Border

1925.668A-C (RS203812)

Description

Uncut roll of wallpaper border, plus two partial rolls. Neoclassical design with vertically connected elements: urn; Roman coin; lions drinking; and Roman sphinx alternating with arabesques. Printed in red, blue, yellow, and white on a black ground. French.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Inscriptions
Gift of Herbert Browne / 27 June 1923 (handwritten on verso: "Gift of Herbert Browne/ 27 June 1923")
Location of origin
France
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Probably France
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
6 13/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.668A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Browne
GUSN
179047
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arabesques
sphinx
coin
lions
urn
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Roll
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 (inches)

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