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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.680 (RS194113)

Description

Fragment of three uncut wallpaper borders. Two alternating quatrefoil figures in red and metallic gold against green flocking. Metallic gold stripe at upper and lower edges. Red and tan stripe block-printed in metallic gold and green flocking on light blue 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
8 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.680
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289616

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Quatrefoil
Stripes
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 9 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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