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2001.281.163 (RS182210)

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper. Small and large sprigs of voilet flowers on a background of gray pinstripes. Sprigs are block-printed in four violets, blue, two grays, brown, and six greens. Background is roller-printed in light gray on dark gray ground.

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
20 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.163
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273561

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
sprig
stripe
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 19 1/8 (inches)

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