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2001.281.230AB (RS183369)

Description

Two unused wallpaper fragments with Anglo-Japanese style pattern of framed vignettes in varying sizes, shapes and subject matter on an abstract "crackle" patterned background. Vignettes include chickens in a farmyard, a child and dog, a garden fountain, a tapestry with an image of a peasant woman carrying a rake, and a hanging fern framed by a grape arbor. Roller-printed in dark mustard yellow, dark maroon and metallic gold on a yellow ground. The selvedge is marked with the American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo and pattern number 524BP.

Details

Maker
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1887
Inscriptions
"A.W.P.M.A." [lettering appears in scroll logo] (printed)
"524PB"
"Lillian Smith / Late Victorian" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
28 1/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.230AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283304

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
urn
vase
fountain
fern
rooster
chickens
grapes
arbor
peasant
woman
tapestry
dog
child
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
524BP
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/4, print width 18 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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