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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.666 (RS194050)

Description

Fragment of embossed, gilt-figured wallpaper border. The center of the border has two rows of embossed and gilt "XOXO" figures on a cream-colored ground, flanked by block-printed stripes with white, elongated floral figures. Along one longitudinal edge of the border is a row of small embossed and gilded squares, each with four dots. Fragment may be a single border or two uncut borders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.666
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289570

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Geometric
Design Technique
Gilt
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 (inches)
Design Technique
Gilt

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