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1995.556A-D (RS204422)

Description

Four panels of French scenic wallpaper. Handpainted on sheets of paper 39 1/4 inches wide by 105 inches hight. The painted pattern of each section is approximately 37 inches high, the remainder being sky. Written in ink on the reverse of one panel: "Environs de Paris / de 31 a 40." Two of the sections join in sequence, the other two do not. The scenes depicted are both pastoral and forest. The sky areas are in excellent condition; the lower portions on which the scenes are painted have had greater exposure and have a good deal of loss and wear.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865
approximately
Inscriptions
"Environs de Paris / de 31 a 40" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
105 x 39 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.556A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Brayton
GUSN
273794

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
unused
Pattern Name
Environs de Paris
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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