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Reproduction Wallpaper

1995.44AB (RS183836)

Description

Two unused samples of reproduction wallpaper frieze in the "Eastlake Frieze" pattern manufactured by Bradbury & Bradbury as part of their "Anglo-Japanese Roomset." Wallpaper has large central band of elongated medallions containing a stylized bird with outstretched wings sitting on a flowering tree branch. Medallions are framed by stylized flowering trees and grasses. Above the central band are three geometric bands: the first and third of angular line and dots, the secon of half circles, dots, lines and palmettes. These three bands are repeated in an inverted position below the cental band. Screen printed in metallic gold, black, rust, and green on a cream ground. Pattern is an adaptation of English machine printed paper dating from 1870-1880 that was designed by Christopher Dresser. .

Details

Maker
Bradbury & Bradbury (Manufacturer)
Date
1980s
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
screen prints
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
screen prints
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Dresser, Christopher
Accession Number
1995.44AB
Credit Line
Gift of JR Burrows
GUSN
284324

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
birds
flowers
trees
geometric
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Eastlake Frieze
Pattern No.
ELF
State
Original
Theme
Anglo-Japanese
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Freize
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 12 (inches)

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