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2001.281.1148 (RS197424)

Description

Partial roll of floral wallpaper. Large-scale, naturalistic floral bouquet in muted colors overlaying two-tone blue-green leaves and branches. Block-printed in two shades of blue-green, eight greens, five grays, two lavenders, two taupes, five browns, peach, three pinks, red, orange, two blues, three purples, and two yellows on white ground. End-of-roll.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"Amazon / French / Block print / c 1840/50" (Not Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
59 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1148
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293233

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Bouquet
Period/Style
Naturalistic
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 1/4 (inches)

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