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Ceiling Paper Border

2001.281.248.2 (RS181427)

Description

Uncut fragment of ceiling border paper. Stylized leaf and flower sprigs, stripe and rosette elements embellish dark maroon flocking. Roller-printed in metallic gold, dark ochre, two greens on light ochre ground. Fragment framed in paper matting. Matches Ceiling corner border 2001.281.248.1.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1870
Material
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
ceiling papers
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.248.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283331
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Title Ceiling Paper Corner Border Accession number 2001.281.248.1 Relationship Matching pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
rosette
sprig
leaves
flocked
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Ceiling Paper
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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