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2001.281.329 (RS183376)

Description

Unused end of a roll of French wallpaper. Large-scale lozenge pattern with anthemion figures. Block-printed in metallic gold, tan, light and dark brown on brown ground. Stamped ""2404.X" and "N&S" on verso.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Inscriptions
"2404.X / N&S" (Pattern number and manufacturer?)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
39 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.329
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283949

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Anthemion
lozenge
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
unused
Pattern No.
2404.X
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 1/2, print width 18 5/8 (inches)

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