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1971.185.4BC (RS201476)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scene of a large Gothic/Turkish structure (probably a cathedral) with a long, meandering bridge with stairs. A sailboat is departing and people ascend the stairs. Printed in blue, aqua, three greens, two browns, tan, grey, and pale pink on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Front Hall.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France (Fremont county, Idaho) [transport point]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1971.185.4BC
GUSN
295974
Reference Notes
Creamer sample book, no. 637
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1971.185.4A

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Gothic
Moorish
Boats
Turkish
foot bridge
floral vines
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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