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2001.281.623 (RS195041)

Description

Cut sample of floral wallpaper. Naturalistic floral sprigs with violet flowers alternate with very small sprigs of blue flowers on moiré background. Block-printed in three grays, yellow, pink, four violets, brown, four greens and two blues on polished white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
"Designs we might consider" (Folder label. )
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.623
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289096

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Sprigs
Flowers
Moiré
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Naturalistic
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 23 1/2, repeat width 18 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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