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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.670AB (RS194063)

Description

Two matching fragments of flocked wallpaper border. Block-printed stylized flower with symmetrical leaves and scrolls extending on either side. The flower figure repeats over an upper band of green flocking overprinted with light green quatrefoils, a middle band of beads, and a lower band of curved or cord molding. Block printed in white, dark gray, black and green flocking on gray ground. Flocking is overprinted in light green.

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
2 1/4 x 24 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.670AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289582

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flower
Quatrefoil
beads
architectural molding
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 9 3/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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