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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.675 (RS194038)

Description

Fragment of ribbon and bead wallpaper border. Realistic blue ribbon intertwined with gray string of beads over upper band of gray with white grass sprigs and lower band of blue with blue shadowing. Gray stripes at upper and lower edges. Block-printed in white, five shades of blue and three shades of gray on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 3/8 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.675
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289594

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
ribbon
beads
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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