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2001.281.1138 (RS197432)

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper with large-scale pattern of putti and other neo-classical motifs. Two putti, with a goat between them, stand on a large foliate swag wrapped with ribbon holding up a large basket of fruit. Two cockatoos are perched above the basket. Block-printed in cream and two grays on gray ground. 'Victorian Wall Paper' 'Golden-age - printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
" 'VICTORIAN WALL PAPER' 'GOLDEN-AGE" (printed)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1138
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292935

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Putti
Goat
Cackatoos
Basket of fruit
Foliate Swag
Ribbon
Olive branch
lemon
pineapple
grapes
peaches
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Golden Age
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 35 7/8, print width 21 (inches)

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