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2001.281.332AB (RS183394)

Description

Two Gothic Revival style fragments of American-made wallpaper. Gothic architectural pattern with landscape figures. Figures are of gentle outdoor leisure, including boating. Block-printed in green, two browns, and white on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1850
Inscriptions
"G100" (circled, written three times on Fragment (A))
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
33 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.332AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283957

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
gothic architecture
figures
boat
table
monument
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/4 (inches)

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