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Wallpaper fragments

2014.53.1 (RS207191)

Description

Wallpaper fragments attached to cardboard. Architectural arch pattern with a floral urn and figure. Grisaille. Probably England, mid-18th century.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750
Inscriptions
Originally 4' repeat (handwritten)
Not in original relationship (handwritten)
Material
cardboard
wallpapers
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
cardboard
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
49.25 x 7 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.53.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
301011

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arch
urn
figure
floral
Period/Style
Pillar & Arch
State
Original
Theme
architectural
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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