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1961.362 (RS195933)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Neoclassical-style paper with squares or tiles of alternating, classical motifs including a lyre and kneeling female figures with different attributes. Printed in white on a sage green, varnished ground. Embossed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1900
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
29 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.362
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederick Wise
GUSN
179468
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1066 Relationship Same paper pattern and color.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Sanitary
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
lyre
meandering foliage
tiles
classical Greek women
allegories of the arts
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Sanitary
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern No.
B4438
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 3/8, print width 18 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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