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2001.281.245 (RS183363)

Description

Unused wallpaper from the end of a roll. Vine and spring patterned wallpaper block-printed in off-white and white on a beige satin ground. The verso carries a French Register Mark.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1845
Inscriptions
"DEPOSE [script initials]" (Uncertain of the initials.)
"3138" (stamped)
"H.G."
"IE"
"Suggests tree of life" (Notes made by Dorothy Waterhouse)
"Good design / We might consier printing sometime" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
34 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.245
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283323
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.37 Relationship Same pattern and colorway.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.463

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sprig
rose
morning glory
phlox
vine
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 30, print width 18 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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