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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.668 (RS194042)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border with trimmed edge. Naturalistic pink flowers and buds on green leafy branches or grasses. Flocked red background is overprinted with black to emulate shadow. Block-printed in two greens, two browns, yellow, two pinks, mauve, red, black and red flocking on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
flocking
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.668
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289577

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Buds
Grasses
Branches
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 20 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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