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2001.281.1191 (RS197904)

Description

Unused fragment of floral flocked wallpaper. Groupings of stylized flowers in maroon flocking are joined to each other by draping foliate vines. The flocking is block-printed over ochre stripes on polished cream ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
"Beautiful flock - dupllicate" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1191
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293480
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Stripes
Vines
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Stripe
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 11 1/2, print width 18 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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