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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.699 (RS194099)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with pattern that imitates architectural molding and hanging finials. Upper band shows a molding pattern in gold and lower band with hanging finial figures in gold alternating with arabesque figures in orange on a dark red background. Roller-printed in ochre, tan, yellow, orange and dark red on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
arabesques
borders (ornament areas)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 x 10 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.699
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289824

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
finial
architectural molding
arabesque
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 9/16 (inches)

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