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2001.281.331 (RS183401)

Description

Unused fragment of wallpaper. Naturalistic pattern depicting birds carrying various grasses and branches, butterflies and insects. Block-printed in yellow, orange, pink, mauve, brown, greens, grays and blues on a pale peach ground.

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1860-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.331
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283954

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
birds
insects
butterflies
grass
branches
Period/Style
Naturalistic
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 1/2, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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