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2001.281.1136 (RS197441)

Description

Rolled fragment of embossed, gilt-figure wallpaper. Branches of embossed and gilded acorns over block-printed leaves. Block-printed in two browns and tan on taupe ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1865
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1136
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292928

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Acorns
Leaves
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
Gilt Figure
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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