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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.696AB (RS194060)

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper border with pattern that is a stylized imitation of architectural molding. Gold rounded arches frame stylized flowers and palmettes on a black background. Between each gold arch is a pointed red arch. There is a lower orange band with gold and black pattern. Roller-printed in black, red, orange and metallic gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 39 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.696AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289819

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
arches
stylized palmettes
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 2 1/8 (inches)

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