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2001.281.210 (RS182238)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment with scenery figure pattern. Pastoral scene of farm animals and peasants under a blue sky with bluff and houses in the distance. The central figures are a boy in a bright blue coat, a steer, a goat, and a lamb. Roller-printed in white, black, orange, yellow, salmon, grays, greens, browns, and blues on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Stacey, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
39 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.210
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273758
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Fragment Accession number 1971.141 Relationship same pattern
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.558 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1185 Relationship Same pattern also acquired from Mr. Stacey. Probably both from same roll.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Pastoral
Domestic Animals
Landscape
Steer
Goat
Lamb
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 3/4, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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