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Wallpaper Sample

2001.281.831 (RS195333)

Description

Retailer's sample of neoclassical reproduction wallpaper. A vertical series of circular medallions of classical figures alternates with a series of vertically placed diamond and rectangular medallions of classical figures. The medallions are surrounded by a symmetrical pattern of small branches, wheat shafts and birds. Roller-printed in a gold palette on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1975
Inscriptions
"227W3" (Pattern number.)
"227-W3 / 4.35" (Pattern number and price. Written in red pencil.)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.831
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291249

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Classical Figures
Medallions
Branches
Wheat
Birds
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
227W3
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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