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Wallpaper Dado

2001.281.1150 (RS197438)

Description

Partial roll of dado wallpaper. Dado consists of upper border of egg and leaf figures imitating architectural molding, wide dado of panels framed by foliate scrolls dripping jewels and floral swags, and narrow architectural border at the bottom. Block-printed in black, grown, tan, two blues and white on polished white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Inscriptions
"Alma's Cousin" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Middleton (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Woodward, Mrs.
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1150
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293236

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
Egg and Leaf
Beads
Jewels
Floral Swags
Trellis
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Dado
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 41 3/8, print width 21 (inches)

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