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What is this?

Large trellis of scrolls, floral bouquets and vines with foliate wreaths in the resulting square spaces. Pink ground. Printed in pinks, light metallic green and dark metallic green. Printed in selvedge: "Howell & Brothers, 1521 W".

This is a ceiling paper from United States. It is dated 1905–15 and we acquired it in 1979. Gift of Victorian Collectibles.

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Its medium is

machine-printed on paper, mica

Its dimensions are

91.5 x 49 cm (36 x 19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: "Howell & Brothers, 1521 W".

This object was manufactured by Howell and Brothers

This object was donated by Victorian Collectibles

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