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  • Imitation Leather (USA), 1908–10

    Bisymmetrical leaf and plant forms embossed in gold on glazed brown ground.

  • Imitation Leather (USA), 1908–10

    Textured green paper imitating embossed leather. Darker brown pigment rubbed into crevices.

  • Imitation Leather (USA), 1908–10

    Four brown and green stripes with stylized decoration on brown glazed crackled ground. Resembles painted leather.

  • Imitation Leather (Japan), ca. 1885

    Diaper of tiny close-set beads.

  • Imitation Leather (Japan), ca. 1885

    Close-set diaper of very small circles. Resembles lizard skin in the over-all apearance. Painted black.

  • Imitation Leather (Japan), ca. 1885

    Repeating design made up of adjoining small triangles, some filled in with solid color, the others ornamented with small geometrical figures and flower designs. Dark brown and gray on yellowish…

  • Imitation Leather (Japan), ca. 1885

    Vertical rectangle. Approximately twenty emblems of different shapes arranged at random. Several of the motifs occur twice with their direction changed. Geometrical, foliate and mask designs are included. Painted black.

  • Imitation Leather (Japan), ca. 1885

    Vertical rectangle. Approximately twenty emblems of different shapes arranged at random. Several of the motifs occur twice with either coloring or direction changed. Geometrical, foliate and mask designs are included.…

  • Imitation Leather (Japan), 1875–85

    Vertical rectangle. About 20 medallions composed of geometrical designs, foliate and flower forms, and fantastic birds, beasts and fish. Arranged at random against horizontal wave background. The latter is reddish-brown…

  • Imitation Leather (Japan, for export), ca. 1885

    Serpentine flowering stems with leaves and flowers in color. Brown ground.

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