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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.641 (RS194039)

Description

Fragment of floral and foliate border. Grouping of flowers block-printed in greens alternates with foliate grouping in grisaille on red background. Block-printed in white, four grays, black and five greens on red ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
grisaille
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
grisaille
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 5/8 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.641
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289266

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Foliate
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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