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2001.281.179 (RS181389)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment with brochade pattern. Roller-printed green and gray stripes covered with a layer of liquid mica. Remaining pattern elements - narrow stripes, sprigs and leaves - roller-printed in two greens, orange, pink, red, two blues, white and gold on top of liquid mica. Paper is embossed with moiré pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1915
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.179
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273645

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
brochade
flowers
leaves
stripe
mica
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 3/8, print width 19 1/4 (inches)

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