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1917.155A-C (RS203807)

Description

Three partial rolls. Sphinx embellished with arabesques, separated by profile portrait bust within a circular medallion and two lionesses drinking from a fountain. Printed in orange, yellow, two blues, rose, pink, green and white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
6 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.155A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Browne
GUSN
179048
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
lioness
sphinx
arabesque
portrait
palmette
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
mythology, classicism
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22, print width 6 3/4 (inches)

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