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2001.281.202AB (RS182211)

Description

Two uncut borders. Neo-classical vases with flowers float above repeating festoons of white fabric and gold strapwork. The outer edges of the border is pre-cut around the pattern forming repeating arches. Roller-printed in metallic gold, white and two grays on semi-translucent white liquid mica ground. Paper is embossed with a vertical ribbing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 5/8 x 39 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.202AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273731

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
vase
flowers
festoon
garland
strapwork
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Design Technique
Gilt

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