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2001.281.268AB (RS183347)

Description

Two unused fragments of Renaissance Revival wallpaper with large-scale, floral cartouche pattern. White cartouches of c-scrolls, strapwork, hanging beads, and delicate floral swags frame floral elements alternately printed in ochre and brown and light and dark brown. Block-printed on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Renaissance Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
32 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.268AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283519

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Cartouche
strapwork
beads
flowers
scrolls
swag
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 1/2 (inches)

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