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2001.281.150 (RS181189)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper. Small, non-directional floral sprig pattern interspersed with rectangles containing a fan and floral design. Anglo-Japanese design influence and non-directional pattern might indicate use as a ceiling paper. Roller-printed in brown, tan and gold glitter on cream ground.

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1910
Inscriptions
"629 / J.&COMP'Y." (J.&COMP'Y. is surrounded with a banner-like box)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
Possibly ceiling papers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.150
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273536

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
sprigs
floral
fans
glitter
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Form
unused
Pattern No.
629
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Ceiling
Design Technique
Gilt

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