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Medium:
Block-printed on joined sheets
Dimensions:
113 x 57.5 cm (44 1/2 x 22 5/8 in.)
Type:
Wallcoverings
Frieze
Place:
France
Date:
1825
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
In gold and pastel shades of turquoise, pink and green; fantastically elaborate representation of drapery, balustrades, columns, and architrave. Pink, scallop-edged fabric with solar disk pattern in green and turquoise, fringed with gold, elaborately draped. Banding of green foliage with pink flowers over draping of scallop-edged turquoise fabric. Break in pattern, including break in columns, between top drapery layer and foliage banding. Probably dado and frieze to be separated on wall and linked by length of column.
Credit Line:
Gift of Josephine Howell, Inc.
Accession Number:
1959-160-22
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/kq4b1687571-04cf-4f25-b145-bfb8a727af50
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1959-160-22