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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.903 (RS194057)

Description

Fragment of two uncut wallpaper borders with stylized flower pattern. Light violet-colored, stylized flower outlined in yellow alternates with double-headed flower or fleur-de-lis figure in black. Rows of bead and reel in orange with yellow outline run along upper and lower edges. Roller-printed in light violet, yellow, orange and black on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.903
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290010

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Bead and Reel
Fleur De Lis
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 1/2 (inches)

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