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2001.281.201 (RS182216)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Large-scale, stylized palmette pattern exhibiting Persian stylistic influences. Central palmette framed by strapwork and scrolling foliate garlands. Roller-printed in metallic gold, gold, white, and dark gray on light gray ground. Paper embossed with pebble textured.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Persian (culture)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.201
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273730

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
palmettes
rosette
foliate
garlands
scroll
strapwork
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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