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2001.281.1140 (RS197425)

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper with diamond and tassel pattern imitating upholstery. A cord and tassels hang from diamonds framing floral sprigs. The diamonds form the corners within a larger diamond pattern. Diamonds are outlined with cord and gimp accented by round tacks. Background grid pattern with small, evenly spaced dots. Block-printed in light blue, white and gray on light gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
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
39 1/2 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1140
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292943

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Diamonds
Cord and Tassle
Floral Sprigs
Gimp
Ribbon
Upholstery
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 23 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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