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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.627 (RS194087)

Description

Fragment of unused floral wallpaper border from Barre, Vermont. Border composed of two pattern bands. The upper band shows white flowers and ochre and yellow foliage on pink ground. The lower band imitates architectural molding and is also printed in yellow and ochre on pink. Block-printed in white, gray, yellow, ochre, dark red, and pink. Laid paper, partial sheet. End of a roll.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
"Barre, Vt" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 8 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.627
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289137

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
Flowers
Architectural molding
Period/Style
Floral
NeoClassical
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 2 1/4, print width 8 1/4 (inches)

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