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Attributed to:
Christopher Dresser, British, 1834–1904  Search this
Medium:
Painted and gilded Lincrusta-Walton
Type:
Wallcoverings
Lincrusta-Walton
Made in:
England
Date:
1881–1882
Description:
Repeat of leafy stems and rosettes in relief, gold on dull red. One half of each leaf textured with cross-hatching, pebbling, imbrication or venation unlike that of other half. Rosettes centered with Maltese crosses, circles of dots, etc. The metallic-gold floral pattern stands out in high relief from the maroon ground. Nearly square format.
Credit Line:
Gift of John Davison Rockefeller, Jr.
Accession Number:
1937-57-3
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1937-57-3