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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.683 (RS194045)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with trimmed edge. Pattern of stylized leaves with upper border of arches and stylized sprigs and lower border of bead and reel. Block-printed in metallic gold, orange and brown on light gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.683
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289700

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Leaves
Stylized Flowers
Arch
Bead and Reel
Period/Style
Foliate
Neoclassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 3 1/2 (inches)

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