Metallic inks on paper
On right hand selvage, printed three times: "THE ROBERT GRAVES Co. 6 2587"
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Gift of Mrs. John J. Ide, by exchange
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Robert Graves Co.. Wallpaper, ca. 1880. Metallic inks on paper, 45 x 19 7/16 in. (114.3 x 49.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. John J. Ide, by exchange, 1991.39 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.39.jpg)
overall, 1991.39.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Wallpaper sample. Copper, gold, silver, pewter metallic inks and light cream on beige ground. Conventionalized floral scrolling design with 18 3/4" repeat. Main motif is large flower with radiating concentric bands of petals in silver, copper and gold. Meandering pewter vine with generalized silver and pewter leaves and smaller individual flowers of gold and copper.
CONDITION - Very good; colors bright; minor losses to right selvage.
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