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2001.281.270 (RS181544)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Floral sprig pattern with naturalistic pink roses, trailing blue ribbon, and butterflies with stylized circular vines. Block-printed in gray, two blues, four greens, blue-green, red, three pinks, yellow and white on satin white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 1/8 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.270
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283527

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
roses
ribbon
butterflies
vines
thorns
berries
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Polished

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