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2001.281.1109 (RS196837)

Description

Rolled fragment of embossed wallpaper backed with cloth. Embossed pattern of all-over leafy branches growing flowers and peach-colored fruit. Butterflies fly between the branches. Embossed basket-weave background pattern. Pattern stenciled with green, orange and brown on orange ground. Appears to be varnished. Fragment in fragile condition.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
cotton (textile)
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 7/8 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1109
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292850

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
Fruit
butterflies
Flowers
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 21 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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