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2001.281.458 (RS191664)

Description

Fragment of reproduction scenery figure wallpaper. Medallion figures frame two pastoral scenes. The first scene is oval and depicts a male traveler resting against a tree trunk, a woman carrying a child on her back stands nearby. The second scene is smaller and rectangular. It depicts two seated people with a house in the background. The medallion elements, roller-printed in two shades of cream, are adorned with festoons of flowers and flanked on the left by a narrow stripe of the same color and style. The right side of paper has been torn away. The flowers and scenes are roller-printed in red, cream, two blues, blue-green, two greens, black, two pinks and two browns on beige ground. Manufactured by Birge in the U.S. Pattern number 3840.

Details

Maker
Birge (Manufacturer)
Date
1930-1940
Inscriptions
"Rudy Fogel" (handwritten)
"Dorothy Smith" (?) (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 1/2 x 14 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.458
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
285865
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.457 Relationship Original wallpaper pattern on which reproduction is based.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1162

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallion
stripe
pastoral
landscape
figures
flowers
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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