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2001.281.216 (RS182235)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Bouquet and sprig pattern. Large bouquets of pink and white apple blossoms alternate with small sprigs of violet flowers. Block-printed in twenty-four colors: yellow, white, three olives, four greens, red, two pinks, three mauves, three browns, blue, aqua, four violets and orange on a gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
34 1/2 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.216
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273903

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Apple blossom
flower
sprig
bouquet
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 5/8, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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