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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.653 (RS194069)

Description

Fragment of uncut flocked wallpaper border. Two uncut borders. each border has two bands: a green band with trefoil and diamond figures and a gray band imitating carved acanthus leaf molding. Block-printed in dark gray, white and green flocking on gray ground. Flocking is overprinted in black and mint green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
acanthus (motif)
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.653
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289525

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Trefoil
Clover
diamond
pin dots
acanthus leaf
Design Technique
Flocked
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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