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Frieze, Japanese Passion Flower

This is a Frieze. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is block-printed on embossed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Edith Wetmore and Maude Wetmore. It is credited Gift of Edith and Maude Wetmore.

  • Bookcase
  • joined and inlaid walnut, ebonized cherry, marquetry of various woods,....
  • Gift of George P. Ververis, Jr..
  • 2013-12-1-a/mm

Its dimensions are

68.5 x 57.5 cm (26 15/16 x 22 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Used as frieze with 1939-45-7.

Cite this object as

Frieze, Japanese Passion Flower; possibly England; block-printed on embossed paper; 68.5 x 57.5 cm (26 15/16 x 22 5/8 in.); Gift of Edith and Maude Wetmore; 1939-45-11-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Botanical Expressions.

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