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2001.281.1092 (RS196841)

Description

Rolled fragment of gilt-figure wallpaper from Cranston, Rhode Island. Pattern of embossed, four-pointed medallions. Block printed in pink and white, gold leaf applied to embossed areas. Gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Cranston (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1092
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292786

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Medallions
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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