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2001.281.237 (RS183371)

Description

Unused fragment of reproduction Gothic wallpaper affixed to paperboard. This scenery figure pattern is an early reproduction of an 1845 French block print depicting views of a Gothic pulpit, pier, and arches. Roller-printed in four olives, two yellows, white and light orange on a light olive ground. The American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo is printed in the paper's selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1887
Inscriptions
"Early / Reproduction of Catherdral / pattern" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Gothic Revival
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.237
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283311

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Gothic
pillar
arches
pulpit
pier
ruins
foliage
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
unused
Pattern No.
1519
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 5/8, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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