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2001.281.195 (RS182227)

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper. Anglo-Japanese style wallpaper with numerous floral and abstract motifs. Prominent repeating motifs include a block containing a vase of leaves and fruit on a yellow background, floral medallions, and small and large bouquets with a red cabbage rose. Block-printed in two yellows, red, dark maroon, olive and metallic gold on tan ground. Manufactured by Whiting and Sons, N.Y., (1880-1900), a member of the American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887).

Details

Maker
Whiting & Sons (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1887
Inscriptions
"2663 / Whiting & Sons. N.Y. / A.W.P.M.A [in banner logo]" (Repeats three times. )
Location of origin
New York, United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
39 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.195
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273722

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
cabbage rose
rose
vase
bouquet
medallions
floral
dots
dashes
chevron
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15, print width 18 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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