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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.597 (RS194343)

Description

Fragment of an wallpaper border from Bath, Maine. Dense floral pattern of yellow, burnt red, and peach flowers and buds on swaying, green leafy stems on a gold, textured background. The flowers are framed by outer ribbons of black with flat, six-petal gold flowers and inner ribbons of inward facing yellow arches on brown background. The paper is roller-printed in yellow, tan, brown, two greens, peach, burnt red, and metallic gold. The ground is gray, only showing where the pattern elements do not match exactly. The paper is embossed with a small asymmetrical starburst pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Trott, Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.597
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288567
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