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A repeating design of elaborate arabesques silhouetted in a darker color with a "halo" of a scrolling acanthus design upon a ground that is dark at the base, and light above the design. Very elaborate, but monochromatic. Printed in white, cream, beige, taupe and pale yellow.

Credit: Gift of Victorian Collectibles...

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Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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