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2001.281.217 (RS183368)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment with sprig pattern. Sprigs of purple pansies alternate with branches with pink berries. Block printed in cream, four browns, three aqua greens, four pinks, yellow, mustard, five violets and three greens on gray ground. Light gray stripes, printed on top of the ground, run along selvedges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
"AD,1190" (stamped)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
23 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.217
Credit Line
Gift of Bernad Scott
GUSN
273908

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
pansy
flower
sprig
berries
branches
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
unused
Pattern No.
AD1190
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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