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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.655 (RS194098)

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Pattern imitates egg and dart molding. Block-printed in metallic gold, tan, two browns, and black flocking on white ground.

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
3 3/4 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.655
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289533

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Egg and Dart
Architectural Molding
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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