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2001.281.257 (RS181425)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Delicate, all-over pattern of small floral sprigs block-printed in white on blue ground. Handmade wove paper. Reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings under the name "Treasure Chest."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wove paper
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wove paper
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.257
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283431
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.773.1-.4
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Title Box lid covered with wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1202

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sprigs
floral
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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