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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.676A-D (RS194103)

Description

Four fragments of block-printed wallpaper border. Border imitates architectural molding featuring four-petaled rosettes and oval medallions in yellow against green. Block-printed in ochre, brown, yellow, black and two green on ungrounded paper. Fragment (A) is a pair of uncut borders. Fragments (B-C) have been cut but not trimmed.

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)
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.676A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289603

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Rosettes
Oval Medallions
Architectural Molding
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 1/2 (inches)

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