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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.690 (RS194086)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with geometric pattern. Border's upper band has pattern of alternating crosses or trefoil figures and stylized flower figures. The lower border is a stylized bead and reel pattern. Roller-printed in black, white and three blues on blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 7/8 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.690
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289738

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flower
Bead and Reel
Trefoil
Cross
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 1/2 (inches)

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