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2001.281.1141AB (RS197422)

Description

Two rolled fragments of striped wallpaper with stylized floral figures. White, purple and gray stripes appear to be applied with a pan or trough printing technique. The figures are block-printed in metallic gold, orange and black on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 7/8 x 19 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1141AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292944

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Gilt Figures
Stripes
Stylized floral figures
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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