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German Nursery Rhyme Wallpaper

2001.281.383A-D (RS191630)

Description

Unused fragment of sanitary wallpaper depicting nursery rhymes with German titles. Rhymes include "Rothkappen" (Little Red Riding Hood), "Dornroschen" (Sleeping Beauty), "Der gestiefelte Karer" (Puss in Boots) and "Hansel u. Gerethel" (Hansel and Gretel). Engraved roller-print with oil colors on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
"Nursery paper in German - Stacey" (handwritten)
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly Germany
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
sanitary papers (wallpaper)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.383A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284373

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Engraved
Decor Motif
children
adults
cat
hogs
ducks
throne
Period/Style
Sanitary
Nursery
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/8, print width 21 1/8 (inches)

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