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1988.43.1 (RS182746)

Description

Fragment of a panel of Fresco wallpaper. Arched pattern with architectural mouldings: dentil mouldings, guilloche pattern, bead and reel, stylized flowers. Block-printed in black, red-orange, taupe and cream on a tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original To Royal Brewster House, Front Hall.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
17 1/8 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.43.1
Credit Line
Gift of Dorothy S. Furber
GUSN
179260
Related Items
Accession number 1988.43.2a-e Relationship corresponding sidewall
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1988.43.2A-E
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1988.43.2F

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
guilloche pattern
bead and reel
dentil mouldings
stylized flowers
Period/Style
Fresco paper
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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