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What is this?

Anglo-Japanesque or Japonaiserie design of pink and pastel blue flowers, cream and gray foliage over circles with geometric pattern fills; patterning outlined in metallic gold. Background of metallic silver, over cream ground on embossed paper.

This is a sidewall from United States. It is dated 1872–78 and we acquired it in 1972. Gift of Salem Art Association.

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Its medium is

block-printed on embossed paper

Its dimensions are

76 x 51 cm (29 15/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

From Bush House, Salem, OR, built 1877-78 Marked: "Leissner & Louis"

This object was manufactured by Leissner & Louis

This object was donated by Salem Art Association

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sidewall (possibly USA), 1872–78 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=4 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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