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2001.281.255 (RS183356)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Large-scale medallion pattern with scrolling acanthus leaves, floral garlands and sconce-like vases. The paper is embossed with horizontal ribbing and c-scrolls. The pattern is roller-printed in pale yellow and liquid mica shades of gold and bronze on pale pink mica ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"G46" (Circled)
"Gold on White - Late Victorian" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
31 1/2 x 17 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.255
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283417

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
scolls
acanthus leaves
floral
garlands
vases
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 17 7/8 (inches)

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