Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-179048

Description

Three partial rolls. Sphinx embellished with arabesques, separated by profile portrait bust within a circular medallion and two lionesses drinking from a fountain. Printed in orange, yellow, two blues, rose, pink, green and white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

268

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

6 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert Browne

Accession Number

1917.155A-C

Places

Possibly France

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Use

mythology, classicism

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

lioness
sphinx
arabesque
portrait
palmette

Period/Style

Neoclassical