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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.678 (RS194074)

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Quatrefoil medallion in gold and purple against black flocking overprinted with light green. Lower edge is a ribbon of small tan and gold quatrefoil figures. Block-printed in tan, metallic gold, brown, purple and black flocking on ungrounded paper. Flocking overprinted with light green.

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
medallions (ornament areas)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.678
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289612

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Rosette
Quatrefoil
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 9 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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