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2001.281.244A-Q (RS181414)

Description

Wallpaper with an allover floral pattern block-printed in Irisé method on ungrounded red ingrain paper. Two fragments of the paper are lined with fabric, one fragment with newspaper. Other fragments of newspaper accompany the wallpaper, one bearing the date "16 November, 1844." \n

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1830-1845
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
newsprint
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
newsprint
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.244A-Q
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283320
Reference Notes
Pattern resembles all over floral papers of the 1820s.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
leaves
Design Technique
Irise
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragments
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Irise

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