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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.651 (RS194040)

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Border imitates carved architectural molding and has three design bands. One band of gold ribbon and bead molding, a band of red flocking, and a gold band of semi-circle and bead molding. Block-printed in metallic gold, yellow, ochre, maroon and red flocking. Flocking overprinted in 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)
trompe-l'oeil
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
5 1/8 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.651
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289514

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
Bead
Ribbon
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 2 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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