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2001.281.321 (RS183418)

Description

Unused fragment of gilt figure wallpaper. Embossed figures featuring Egyptian lotus or water lily. Gold leaf roller-printed on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"BELLE EPOCH" (Pattern name given by Waterhouse Wallhangings?)
"WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS, INC. / 38 WAREHAM STREET / BOSTON, MASS. 02118" (stamped)
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
40 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.321
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283931

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
lotus flower
water lily
Egyptian Motifs
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
Belle Epoch
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 24, print width 19 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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