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2001.281.197 (RS181397)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Anglo-Japanese style paper with numerous ornaments including rosettes, greek keys, trellis and stylized flowers. Pattern does not have strong directional orientation and may have been used as a ceiling or sidewall paper. The paper is embossed with a woven textile pattern. Roller-printed in mustard, yellow, two reds, two greens, brown and metallic gold on tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Possibly ceiling papers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 x 18 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.197
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273726

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Rosettes
greek key
trellis
flowers
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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