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2001.281.330 (RS183400)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. French striped wallpaper with pastoral and musical vignettes framed by arabesque elements. Solid blue stripes alternate with pattern stripes block-printed in multiple greens, pinks, browns, blues, and gray on white ground.

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1860-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.330
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283952

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arabesque
pastoral
music
flowers
wheat
hat
basket
birds
bagpipes
drum
sheet music
book
trellis
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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