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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.693 (RS194353)

Description

Fragment of two uncut wallpaper borders printed on embossed paper. The borders emulate Middle Eastern stylistic elements. Upper band of interlocked diamonds in red and metallic gold. Lower band of small arches framing diamond and arabesque figures. Roller-printed in blue, red, metallic gold, gray and black on light gray ground. Paper embossed with lozenge texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
arabesques
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 1/4 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.693
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289749

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Arabesque
arches
diamonds
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 2 3/4 (inches)

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