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2001.281.1110AB (RS196853)

Description

Two partial rolls of cornice or border wallpaper. The pattern, semi-circles framed by grisaille foliate scrolls against a background of blue and gold floral striped flocking, appears to be the top border or cornice of a set of matching panel papers. Block printed in three grays, pale green, metallic gold and blue flocking overprinted in blue on polished gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1110AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292851

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Grisaille
Foliate Scrolls
Stylized flowers
Stripes
Cornice
Folaite vine
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Fresco paper
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 5/8, print width 10 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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