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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.654A-C (RS194066)

Description

Three fragments of flocked wallpaper border. Foliate scroll and flower pattern block-printed in metallic gold, tan, two browns, dark gray and green flocking on white ground. Flocking is overprinted in two greens 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)
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.654A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289530

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Foliate
Scrolls
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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