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2001.281.645AB (RS194351)

Description

Fragment of morning glory and scroll wallpaper border. Gray and gold block-printed flowers drape over imitation molding featuring a fluid acanthus leaf figure with long scrolls in red flocking. Block-printed in metallic gold, two grays and red flocking on polished white ground. The flocking is overprinted in pink and black. Fragment (A) is two uncut rows of the border. Fragment (B) is a single cut row.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
flocking
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.645AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289461

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
Flowers
Morning Glory
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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