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2001.281.103 (RS182195)

Description

Fragment of Fresco paper. A fresco horizontal border is carefully affixed to an upright vertical boarder and striped wall panel paper. The borders immitate architectural molding and includes a floral and acanthus leaf motif. Block-printed in six shades of brown on brown ground. The papers appear to have been coated with varnish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
RCN
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
fresco papers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 7/8 x 27 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.103
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273070

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
architectural
molding
floral
acanthus leaf
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Fresco paper
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Design Technique
Varnished

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