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What is this?

Celtic design. Continuous foliate rinceau, the scrolls of which enframe alternately two major motifs (a) a peacock in profile; (b) the heads of two birds addorsed. Greens predominate with lesser amounts of blue, lavender and red. Interlacings. Printed on heavy pale green paper.

This is a frieze from United States. It is dated 1900 and we acquired it in 1953.

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Its medium is

stenciled, tempera on paper

Its dimensions are

Overall (a): 170.8 x 63.5 cm (5 ft. 7 1/4 in. x 25 in.) Overall (b): 63.5 x 63.5 cm (25 x 25 in.)

This object was designed by Grace Lincoln Temple

This object was catalogued by Horace L. Hotchkiss, Jr.

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