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2001.281.117 (RS185289)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Striped pattern printed in alternating white and blue geometric design. Block-printed on sheets of handmade blue paper with brown ground. Wallpaper has been taped and pinned to backing paper and rolled.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1820
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.117
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273367

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
geometric
stripe
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Theme
Stripe
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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