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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.638 (RS194043)

Description

Three uncut rows of foliate border block-printed in black, two greens, two tans and metallic gold on white ground. End of roll.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
7 1/8 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.638
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289244

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Leaves
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 5/8, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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