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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.698 (RS194084)

Description

Fragment of two partially cut wallpaper borders. Pattern is a stylized imitation of architectural molding with upper band of stylized palmettes in orange and black on orange background and lower band of bud or sprig figures in yellow. Roller-printed in ochre, black, two oranges, yellow and two browns on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
palmette (motif)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 5/8 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.698
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289823

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Palmette
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 3/16 (inches)

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