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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.634 (RS194067)

Description

Three uncut rows of flocked acanthus leaf and rosette wallpaper border. Border imitates architectural molding with acanthus leaf and rosette figures in gold on green. Block-printed in ochre, tan, two browns, metallic gold and green flocking on white ground. Flocking is overprinted in two greens and black. End of roll.

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
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 1/4 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.634
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289169

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Acanthus Leaf
Rosette
Architectural Molding
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 6 1/8, print width 16 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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