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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.633AB (RS194071)

Description

Two uncut rows of flocked wallpaper borders. Pattern imitates draped green fabric trimmed in gold fringe, twisted and held in place by green tassels and gold bosses over a row of gold-colored gimp. Block-printed in three browns, metallic gold and green flocking on white ground. Green flocking is overprinted in light green, black and dark brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
trompe-l'oeil
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 1/8 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.633AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289159

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Imitation Fabric
Tassels
Cord
Gimp
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Drapery
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 17 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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