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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.650 (RS194052)

Description

Fragment of flocked acanthus leaf and flower wallpaper border. Wave-like scrolls of acanthus leaves and floral sprays. Block-printed in brown, two tans, metallic gold and red flocking. Red flocking is overprinted in pink and black.

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
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 7/8 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.650
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289512

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral Sprays
Acanthus Leaf
Scrolls
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Design Technique
Flocked

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