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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.629 (RS194111)

Description

Fragment of Gothic Revival wallpaper border. Imitation of architectural bas-relief sculpture depicting gothic windows and eight seated male figures; some in robes with crowns, others in armor with swords. Block-printed in white, gray, and black on light gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
Gothic Revival
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.629
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289140

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
Architectural
Relief Sculpture
Gothic Architecture
Kings
Knights
Medieval Court
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 1/4 (inches)

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