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2001.281.1063 (RS196711)

Description

Rolled fragment of unused floral medallion wallpaper titled "The Hyppolyte Design." Large-scale floral bouquet in an urn is framed by garland of acanthus leaves, flowers and grasses. Ribbons with bow knots drape from the trellis figures. The pattern is block-printed in four shades of green on a background roller-printed with a woven pattern in pale blue on green ground.

Details

Maker
(Manufacturer)
Date
1905-1920
Inscriptions
"THE HYPPOLYTE DESIGN" (printed)
"Victorian - mid 19th century / etc. / many from Salem, Cape Cod, Maine, etc - / I have checked them all + / they can be filed. Not that interesting" (handwritten)
"Almost all late / papers - Victorian, etc / I have checked them / + must press them + put / together in a folder of / later papers"
Location of origin
England
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 1/2 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1063
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292020
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1033 Relationship Wallpaper by same English manufacturer.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Bouquet
Urn
Floral garland
Flowers
Acanthus
Ribbon
Bow Knot
Trellis
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
The Hyppolyte Design
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 3/4, print width 21 (inches)

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