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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.. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

lincrusta, painted and gilded

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.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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