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2001.281.256.1AB (RS183339)

Description

Wallpaper fragment (A) with attached border (B). Sidewall paper (A) is block-printed with a large-scale damask pattern in blue and white on ochre ground. Paper is laid and in partial sheets. Small fragment of the paper's border (B) remains attached at the upper edge of the paper. Visible is a bead pattern along the lower edge with possible knotted swag above. The border is block-printed in black, orange, two browns and blue on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1825
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
31 1/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.256.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283429

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Rosette
Flowers
Period/Style
Damask
Form
Wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 16 1/8 (inches)

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