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2001.281.1146 (RS197436)

Description

Partial roll of wallpaper with nine vignettes framed by flowers and groups of trophies. Vignettes are leisure and domestic scenes including a couple dancing, woman and child feeding chickens, three scenes of musicians and a woman with sheep. Roller-printed in peach, three pinks, red, three purples, two browns, two greens, white and four blues on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"Bixby 50‘" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1146
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292949

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Vignettes
Leisure
Domestic
Dancing
Musicians
Chickens
Fountains
Sheep
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 23 5/8, print width 18 1/8 (inches)

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