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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.664 (RS194107)

Description

Fragment of embossed, gilt-figured wallpaper border with flocking. Gilt branches with alternating flowers and leaves against black flocking. Upper and lower edges finished with ribbed, gilded borders. Fragment is affixed to piece of paperboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"Original Flock from Somerset" (Handwritten)
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
1 7/8 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.664
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289565

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
Flowers
Leaves
Roses
Branches
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 5 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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