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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.685 (RS194048)

Description

Small fragment of wallpaper border printed with a floral pattern over a geometric background. A yellow flower with leaves positioned over central band of the background. Central band is a row of purple flowers and elongated beads. Upper band is red, lower band is black. Green stripes along upper and lower edges. Roller-printed in three greens, red, two purples, black and two shades of light ochre on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.685
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289705

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Beads
Flowers
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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