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2001.281.215 (RS182229)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Aesthetic style floral vine pattern. Bamboo shoots in receding colors form the background, vibrantly colored floral vines the foreground. Block-printed in tan, brown, white, red, three shades of pink and three shades of green on a highly polished gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.215
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273887

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Vine
Bamboo
Flower
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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