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Wallpaper border

2001.281.264AB (RS181555)

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper border with repeating flower and s-curve leaf pattern. Block-printed in black, white, green, pink and red on blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.264AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283506

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flower
sprig
leaf
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 (inches)

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