|Fans of ostrich plumes emerging behind sunburst of jewels, over which are drapery swags rendered in flock; this bound by a string of pearls and emeralds. Swags are caught up with jewelled medallion from which is pendant a giant pearl, and over this, a cluster of jewels. Tassels hang below this. Along the edge, egg and dart banding. On the verso, an imprint of a simple striped pattern with sprigs in widely-spaced grid, the paper hung with this frieze. Made in: Paris, France. Date: 1820s. Record ID: chndm_1973-10-1.
|Xavier Mader, designer
|Block-printed and flocked paper
|Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
|Public Domain Dedication (CC0 1.0)
|Frieze Fans ostrich plumes emerging sunburst jewels drapery swags rendered flock Xavier Mader
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|6,094 x 6,093 pixels
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