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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.663AB (RS194075)

Description

Fragment of embossed, flocked, gilt-figured wallpaper decorated with a rod wrapped with beads, ribbon and leafy branches with fruit . Upper and lower edges of border also embossed and gilded. Blue ground used in figures as detail lines and shadowing. Areas void of decorative figures are covered with green flocking.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
embossed wall coverings
flocking
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
flocking
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 5/8 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.663AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289560

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
Dots
Beads
Ribbon
Foliate
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 8 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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