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2001.281.162 (RS182245)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Small and large sprigs of violet flowers on a striped moiré background. The sprigs are block-printed in four shades of violet and six shades of green. The background is printed in two shades of light gray on a white satin ground.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.162
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273560

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flower
Sprig
Moiré
Stripe
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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