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2001.281.194 (RS182213)

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper. Anglo-Japanese style foliate pattern. Two vines of leaves and berries, on in solid black, form an all-over foliate pattern which overlaps stylized red flowers and angular geometric forms. Pattern does not have a strong directional orientation, may have been used as a ceiling or sidewall paper. Roller-printed in yellow, red, black and dark olive on olive ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Possibly ceiling papers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 1/2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.194
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273721

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
foliate
leaves
berries
flowers
geometric
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Foliate
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 16, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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