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2001.281.1123A-E (RS196915)

Description

Two long rolled panels (Fragments A and B) and five fragments (C-E) of landscape figure wallpaper. Two alternating vignettes of Turkish men or soldiers with horses. In between the vignettes are alternating exotic trophy figures. The vignettes are divided by vertical chevron stripes. Block-printed in white and four shades of olive on gray ground. Laid paper, partial sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
"Jo Steele gave me these early [underlined] samples" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Steele, Jo, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
132 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1123A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292896

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Landscape Figure
Turkish Men
Horses
Palm trees
Exotic
Trophies
Chevron
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Wall fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 45 (inches)

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