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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.905A-D (RS194091)

Description

Four fragments of floral wallpaper border. A spray of blue, white, yellow and red stylized flowers with foliage repeat across a dark maroon background. Black bands of alternating blue diamonds and red squares roller-printed along upper and lower edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 7/8 x 39 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.905A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290013

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Foliage
Diamonds
Squares
Period/Style
Floral
Aesthetic
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 6 3/4 (inches)

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