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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.263 (RS181551)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border produced in France by Zuber et Cie. Red curtain swags with red rosettes and yellow tassels. Egg and dart border above in yellow. Block-printed in two reds, black, yellow, ochre, tan and brown. Paper beneath border appears to have a branch with pine cones and is also block-printed in browns, greens, blue, black, and reds on white ground.

Details

Maker
Zuber Et Cie (Manufacturer)
Date
1870-1880
copyright date
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.263
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283503
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2011.116.8 Relationship Reproduction border by Waterhouse Wallhangings.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
fabric
swag
tassel
egg and dart
shell
rosette
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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