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What is this?

Repeat of leafy stems and rosettes in relief, gold on dull red. One half of each leaf textured with cross-hatching, pebbling, imbrication or venation unlike that of other half. Rosettes centered with Maltese crosses, circles of dots, etc. The metallic-gold floral pattern stands out in high relief from the maroon ground. Nearly square format.

This is a sidewall from United Kingdom. It is dated 1884 and we acquired it in 1937. Gift of John Davison Rockefeller, Jr..

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Its medium is

painted and gilded lincrusta-walton

Its dimensions are

H x W: 60 x 54.5 cm (23 5/8 x 21 7/16 in.)

This object was attributed to Christopher Dresser

This object was catalogued by Carl C. Dauterman and donated by John Davison Rockefeller Jr.

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This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sidewall (England), 1884 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 July 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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