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2001.281.220AB (RS183355)

Description

Two matching wallpaper fragments. Large scale floral pattern of naturalistic poppies on leafy stems. Roller-printed with thin color . Visible streaking of colors. Pattern colors very faded and/or significantly changed, making it difficult to discern original shades. Appears to be printed in three greens, cream, white, two pinks, red and yellow on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
40 x 17 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.220AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273927

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
poppy
leaves
floral
Period/Style
Floral
Aesthetic
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/4, print width 17 7/8 (inches)

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