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2001.281.219 (RS183351)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral bouquet and sray pattern. Bouquets of pink and violet flowers and grasses alternate with small sprays of pink flowers and smaller sprays of violet flowers. Block-printed in metallic gold, tan, yellow, two browns, two grays, three pinks, olive, four greens, black and four violets on gray ground. Selvedges are painted light gray over the ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
"Very Good" (handwritten)
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
22 1/2 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.219
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273920

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Bouquet
spray
flowers
grasses
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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