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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.656 (RS194070)

Description

Fragment of three uncut wallpaper borders. Narrow border with pattern imitating architectural molding with trefoil figures. End of roll. Block-printed in ochre, metallic gold, brown, maroon and green flocking. Flocking is overprinted with mint green trefoil figures.

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
6 1/8 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.656
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289535

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural molding
Trefoil
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 3/4, print width 8 3/4 (inches)

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