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2001.281.526 (RS192600)

Description

Cut sample of gilt-figured wallpaper from Concord, New Hampshire. Pattern of large and small floral sprays block-printed in three greens, peach, red, and dark orange then embossed and gilded with gold leaf. Gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Given by NH Historical / Society" (handwritten)
"Dufour / of Paris" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France; Germany
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
embossing
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossing
floral patterns
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
28 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.526
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287204

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral sprays
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 26 1/8, print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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