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2001.281.100 (RS182191)

Description

Ceiling paper fragment. Framing this corner fragment is a square geometric design in the corner flanked by the same landscape scene of a ruined structure with water and mountains on either side. The corner fragment features a floral design with blooms resembling hydrangea and palm leaves. Roller-printed in brown, blue, green, metallic gold, metallic copper, and metallic red on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"218 CG" (stamped)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 3/4 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.100
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273064

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
plam leaves
hydrangea
floral
landscape
geometric
Period/Style
Ceiling Paper
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Ceiling

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