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2001.281.320 (RS183419)

Description

Fragment of gilt-figured wallpaper. Gold embossed figures of an Egyptian lotus or water lilies over black and gray block-print on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
39 1/2 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.320
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283930

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
water lily
lotus
Egyptian motifs
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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