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2001.281.206 (RS181412)

Description

Wallpaper fragment with Scenic Figure pattern. Scene of two figures rowing a small boat on a calm body of water past a large house. The scene is framed in a medallion and surrounded by Neo-Classical foliate and c-scrolls, bead and ribbon garlands, and rosettes. Roller-printed in olive, tan and red varnish on a gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 1/2 x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.206
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273737

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallion
scrolls
beads
ribbon
foliate
House
boat
figures
lake
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
NeoClassical
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Varnished

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