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2001.281.204 (RS182237)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Art Nouveau style wallpaper with abstracted floral scrolling repeat pattern. Roller-printed in pale yellow and metallic gold on white ground. The paper is embossed with an all over pebble pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"BEFORE 1880" (handwritten)
"(not much!)" (Comment in repsonse to Inscription 1? Written by?)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Art Nouveau
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 1/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.204
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273735

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Abstract
Floral
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Art Nouveau
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 5/8, print width 17 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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