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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.672 (RS194078)

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Central band of green flocking overprinted with black fleur-de-lis and light green heart-shaped figures. The rest of pattern elements, which imitate carved molding, are block-printed in metallic gold and two browns on ochre ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
flocking
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 3/8 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.672
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289585

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
hearts
Fleur de lis
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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