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2001.281.221 (RS183344)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Large scale diaper with enclosed sprig pattern is made more complex by Greek key diagonals defining foreground diamonds and hatchmark diagonals defining background diamonds. The result is an overall argyle pattern. Roller-printed in orange, brown, gray, two blues, three greens, red and three pinks on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1885
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 3/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.221
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273929

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
greek key
rose
diamond
argyle
sprig
bouquet
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 14 3/4, print width 20 5/8 (inches)

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