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1925.667 (RS203805)

Description

Two rolls. Nude figure holding a staff alternating with snakes entwining the legs. Both motifs are framed by fluted columns and arches. Printed in pink, taupe, yellow and black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
23 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.667
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Browne
GUSN
179052

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
figure
staff
arch
palm
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Theme
ancient Greece
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Frieze
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/8, print width 21 1/2 (inches)

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