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Medium:
Block-printed on handmade paper
Dimensions:
163 x 53 cm (64 3/16 x 20 7/8 in.)
Type:
Wallcoverings
Dado
Made in:
France
Date:
1810–20
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Printed in grisaille, with gray, white, brown in classical revival motifs. Alternating small, vertical oriented rectangles and large horizontal rectangles, each with ornamental borders of foliage, stylized and regularized. In each of the larger rectangles, tripod topped by smoking fire in shallow pan, flanked by two women in classical flowing dresses, one presenting dish to the other who kneels on a little stool, hand outstretched. Ewer and tall vessel with handles.
Credit Line:
Gift of Josephine Howell, Inc.
Accession Number:
1959-160-23
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ceb3c58c-6d03-4540-9bd2-ea7bdea7cf3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1959-160-23