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2001.281.70 (RS182193)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Roller printed Rococo scroll and floral pattern. Pattern is roller-printed in multiple shades of brown, giving a sepia tone affect, except for select floral elements that are printed in cobalt blue. Cream color satin ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Paper is good quality but appears machine produced indicating early mid-century date.
Inscriptions
"Redid Blue - V. ?? " (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Rococo Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.70
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272786

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Scroll
Floral
pin dot
Period/Style
Rococo Revival
Form
Fragment
State
Original
Theme
Rococo
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 1/4, print width 20 (inches)

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