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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.901 (RS194054)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral tile pattern. Squares or tiles containing two alternating stylized flower designs. One tile with multi-petalled brown flower and an orange center, with a fleur-de-lis on black background. The other tile with four olive petals, brown center encircled in black and orange background. Bands of small olive rectangles with black and gold circular figures run along upper and lower edges. Roller-printed in olive, brown, metallic gold, and orange on black ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
trompe-l'oeil
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 15/16 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.901
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290006

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Squares
Rectangles
Geometric
Period/Style
Tile
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 3/16 (inches)

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