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2001.281.170 (RS181399)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Geometric pattern in metallic gold on cream ground. Roller-printed pattern resembles stylized flowers or fans, both evocative of Anglo-Japanese design. Non-directional orientation and style might indicate use as a ceiling paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Possibly ceiling papers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.170
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273630

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
fans
flowers
geometric
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Ceiling
Design Technique
Gilt

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