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1990.621A-C (RS203806)

Description

Three unused rolls. Urn framed by a hexagon topped by a pair of Greek masks and flanked by peacocks alternating with a lyre with bird head terminals and draped with bellflower pendants. Printed in brown, tan, orange and ochre.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
$20 for 3 rolls (handwritten on verso: "$20 for 3 rolls" "Billiard Room")
Billiard Room (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
23 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.621A-C
Credit Line
Gift of the Museum of Early American Decoration
GUSN
179139
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Rolls Accession number 1923.830 Relationship same pattern, different colorway

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
peacock
masks
urn
lyre
bellflowers
pinecone
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Roll
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Frieze
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 29 1/2, print width 19 1/4 (inches)

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