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2001.281.224 (RS183358)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral stripe pattern block-printed in white, two grays and maroon on polished cream ground. A central, large stripe of bouquets, baskets of flowers, and bows is flanked by stripes of small sprigs evenly spaced along a pinstripe. Running along the left edge of the paper is a gray stripe with stylized floral vine design and maroon edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
33 1/4 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.224
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273932

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
basket
flowers
stripe
bows
pinstripe
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 , print width 20 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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