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2001.281.225 (RS181418)

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper, probably a showroom sample. Large-scale, floral stripe immitation of fabric. A large branch with exotic flower, fruit and leaf grow vertically over a background of pindots in a cloud-like pattern. The branch is framed on either side by wavy, stylized trailing vines with groupings of stylized flowers. Roller-printed in dusty rose, red and black on a tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"425" (25 is raised and underlined, as in $4.25. Written in black marker.)
"#380-3" (pattern number? / written once in black marker and again in ball point pen)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.225
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273934

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Exotic
Floral
Stripe
conventionalized
fruit
trailing vine
vine
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Imitation textile
Form
unused
Pattern No.
380-3
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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