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2001.281.223 (RS183340)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Block-printed sprays of pink and white roses alternate with sprays and sprigs of red and white apple blossoms. Floral elements are connected by thin leafy trails. Background of gray stripes on a highly polished white 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
Probably France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.223
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273931

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
roses
apple blossoms
stripe
sprig
spray
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Sprig
Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 23 5/8, print width 18 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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