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1990.607 (RS183170)

Description

Fragment. Classical medallion design. Classically dressed woman (possibly allegory of Spring) holding a basket of flowers and surrounded by a wreath of flowers. Printed in three greens, two pinks, ivory and brown on a green field.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
21 1/4 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.607
GUSN
179138
Reference Notes
see illustration of similar paper in "Wallpaper in New England", p. 125, fig. 28b, 28c, rear cover
Related Items
Accession number 1935.838 Relationship duplicate design, different colorway

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
wreath
basket of flowers
Allegory of Spring
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
Classicism
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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