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1984.498AB (RS198584)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scenery figure pattern with alternating scenes of bridges, water, sailboats, buildings. Scenes are framed by Rococo style cartouche with C-scrolls and foliage. In the background is an imitation marble pattern between the cartouches. Printed in three browns, blue, pink, white, grey, green and cream on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Location of origin
France; United States
Associated Building
Original To Ezra Abbott House, Front Hall.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
63 5/8 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1984.498AB
GUSN
179292

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bridge
sailboats
water
town
trees
cartouches
imitation of marble
Period/Style
Scenery figure
Form
Wallpaper
Pattern No.
723
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 3/4, repeat width 18 5/8 (inches)

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