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1994.80 (RS193995)

Description

Fragments. Two attached layers of wallpaper. Top layer has floral bouquet arising from rococo cartouche. Possible landscape elements below cartouche. Block printed in grays, greens, yellow, peach and pink on cream ground. Only small portion of lower layer is visible and pattern is not discernible. Gray and cream color.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
"Benjamin / White Ho. / 1790. Heath / St." (Handwritten on label by Nina Fletcher Little)
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
24 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1994.80
Credit Line
Family of Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
286670

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
bouquets
cartouches
Form
Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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