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2001.281.1128AB (RS198065)

Description

Two rolled fragments of scenery figure wallpaper backed with canvas. Willow, bonsai and other stylized trees frame small vignettes of of Japanese figures. Roller-printed in black, maroon, green, two blues and metallic gold on ungrounded paper. Under the primary pattern is a pattern of green flecks. Printed over the primary pattern is a pattern of white, fine squiggly lines. The paper is embossed with a crinkled texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 28 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1128AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292907

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Bonsia Trees
Willow Trees
Stylized Trees
Stylized Flowers
Japanese figures
Pagoda
Boat
Wooden Bridge
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 27 1/2 (inches)

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