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Medium:
Block-printed, handmade paper
Dimensions:
82.5 x 48.5 cm (32 1/2 x 19 1/8 in.)
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall and border
Made in:
France
Date:
1780–90
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Vertical rectangle. Design simulating a brocaded silk weave with stripes ofparallel white bars, of white dots and of pink lozenge forms between chevron band. Alternating with these small stripes, a broad stripe of the blue field, sewn in two rows with floral and foliate whorls, Border shows clusters of fruit alternating with single flowers. Printed in white, reds, and greens on blue field. Greens glazed.
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1928-2-96
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4b0ca6906-357d-4bbf-982d-28f808b1e424
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1928-2-96