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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.900A-D (RS194046)

Description

Four fragments of wallpaper border with pattern imitating architectural molding and hanging finials. Upper band of oval figures above a row of beads. Lower band with carved hanging finials and horizontal striped shadows. Block-printed in grisaille palette of white, three grays and black on tan ground. Fragments (B, C, D) match together.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
grisaille
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
5 1/4 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.900A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290004

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
Bead
Finials
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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