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2001.281.585AB (RS194588)

Description

Two fragments of gilt-figured wallpaper from Auburn, Maine. Small oval figures topped with leaves and encircling a single flower on stylized stem and leaf. Embossed figures gilded with gold leaf on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Wm. Greenleaf / 28 Hollis St. Auburn Me. / Could be a repro?" ((Not a Repro))
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
gold leaf
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
gold leaf
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.585AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288389

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flower
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: print width 18 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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