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2001.281.161 (RS181403)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral bouquet including poppies and daisies on a moiré pattern background. Bouquet design is block-printed in three shades of violet, orange, peach, red, brown, five greens, yellow, mustard, fuchsia, white and gray. The background moiré pattern is printed in off white on a white satin ground.\n \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 1/8 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.161
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273553

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Poppy
Daisy
Sprig
Moiré
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Polished

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