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2001.281.271AB (RS181552)

Description

Two unused fragments of Renaissance Revival striped wallpaper. Stripes of large-scale floral bouquets in pinks, blues, and violet with gray vases and festoons alternate with cartouches of scrolls and strapwork primarily in gray. Block-printed in gray, maroon, green, two blues, two pinks, two violets and gold on white satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
"No numbers" (handwritten)
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
15 5/8 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.271AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283528

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
bouquets
cartouche
scrolls
strapwork
tulip
morning glory
rose
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Polished

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