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2001.281.626 (RS194521)

Description

Fragment of foliate stripe wallpaper. Foliate vine winds up and over horizontal stripe pattern. Both vine and background pattern are block-printed in two shades of gray. The foliate stripe is framed on both sides by elongated diamond and dot stripes printed in metallic gold or gold leaf. Polished white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.626
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289099
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.598 Relationship Similar style of wallpaper.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Vine
Foliate
Stripes
Geometric
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Stripe
Foliate
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 10 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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