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2001.281.323 (RS183404)

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper. Sprigs of leaves and wheat with trailing vines. Roller-printed in gray, metallic gold, light ochre, and shades of red. The leaves and twigs are printed with an ombre technique in which the red color darkens across the pattern from left to right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.323
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283942

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Leaves
vines
wheat
ombre
twigs
festoon
Period/Style
Foliate
Sprig
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 7/8, print width 19 1/4 (inches)

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