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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.642 (RS194077)

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border imitating architectural molding. Acanthus leaf figures in blue alternate with red flocked, stylized rocaille elements behind grey centered florals. Block-printed in white, two grays, three blues and red flocking on white polished ground. Red flocking is overprinted in mauve and black.

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)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 5/8 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.642
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289300

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Acanthus Leaf
Architectural Molding
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 5/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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