Rotary-Pressed “Leather” Sidewall - Framed Antique Wallpaper Art

Item ID: WH-1010-581C
Style: Leather/embossed, Renaissance classical
Date: 1910s, 1920s
Theme: Damask, Floral, Fruit/foliage
Color: Black, Metallic
Type: Framed, Sidewall
Mnfr: M.H. Birge & Sons, Buffalo, New York
Dimensions: 30" w x 28.5" h x 1.25" d (paper: 21.5" w x 20" h)

A classically elaborate motif of scrolls, urns, flowers, swags, tassels and lattices based on Renaissance themes, this machine-embossed pattern is printed in rich leather browns. Shown in Birge Book of Decorative Suggestions, c1924-5. Included among Birge papers featured in the Annual Exhibition of American Industrial Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City. Pattern No. 9106.

The frame is made from pine with an antique gold finish and has UV resistant, non-glare museum glass.

See the Original Wallpaper Remnant that this Ready-to-Hang Artwork is based on.

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