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Wallpapered board

1988.533 (RS207177)

Description

Board with many layers of wallpaper fragments. Topmost layer is Anglo-Japanese in brown, green, yellow, blue, and red (brown is flocked). Small floral with interlace and geometric designs. Other papers, from most recent to earliest, include a red floral on a brown ground with white and brown striping; a Classical foliate and interlace pattern in cream on an olive and striped ground; a diaper pattern in brown on red ground; a c-scroll foliate in light blue on gray ground; a white fretwork with red floral on gray ground; a red diaper and floral on ungrounded paper; a blue and brown floral and fretwork design on white ground; a green, brown, blue, and gray foliate and c-scroll pattern on white ground; and a block-printed pattern (grid?) in red and white on mustard ground. Other layers are possible.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
flocking
molding (forming)
softwood
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Construction Materials
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
flocking
Lumber
molding (forming)
sheathing
softwood
wallpapers
Dimensions
63 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.533
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
300344

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral
geometric
interlace
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
anglo-japanese
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Flocked

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