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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.643 (RS194068)

Description

Wallpaper border imitating carved architectural molding. Ornamentation includes bead edge, scrolls, acanthus leaves and oval medallions. Block-printed in ochre and two browns on polished white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
trompe-l'oeil
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/8 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.643
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289302

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Beads
architectural molding
acanthus leaf
scrolls
medallion
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 10 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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