Robert Graves Co.. <em>Wallpaper</em>, 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)


Artist:Robert Graves Co.

Medium: Metallic inks on paper

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 45 x 19 7/16 in. (114.3 x 49.4 cm)


Accession Number: 1991.39

Image: 1991.39.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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