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2001.281.218 (RS183362)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral bouquet and stripe pattern. Large bouquets of violet pansies and lavender alternate with smaller bouquets of the same. Stripes of metallic gold pindots run behind the bouquets. Block-printed in pink, two violets, lavender, three greens, two blue-greens, yellow, tan and metallic gold on brown ground. The selvedges are painted a light brown over the ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Location of origin
France
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
23 3/8 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.218
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273913

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bouquet
pansy
lavender
floral
pindot
stripe
Period/Style
Sprig
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 3/8, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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