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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.628AB (RS194049)

Description

Two matching fragments of unused floral wallpaper border. Purple, white, orange, pink and blue flowers on green, leafy stem. Block-printed in brown, four greens, white, two grays, dark red, two oranges, two purples, pink, mauve, maroon and three blues on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
"2172" (stamped)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 7/8 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.628AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289139

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Lilacs
Daisy
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
2172
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 5/8 (inches)

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