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2001.281.236 (RS183343)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Landscape Figure paper with vignette of family clad in tartan listening to seated bagpipe player. Background of small repeating sprigs with border design of sprig stripes and abstract stripe along both selvedges. A rosette figure is positioned below the vignette. Block-printed in olive green, white, three browns, three grays, two tans, pink, peach, lavender and mauve on a light olive green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
"English 1800?" (handwritten)
"No 1091" (manufacturer or retailer stamp / pattern number?)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 1/2 x 19 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.236
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283310

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
family
bagpiper
tartan
sprigs
stripes
boarder
rosette
Form
unused
State
Original
Theme
Landscape Figure
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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