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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.906 (RS194064)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Naturalistic floral sprays with orange flowers, green leaves and grasses on olive ground. Dark olive stripe at upper and lower edges. Block-printed in peach, orange, two reds, tan, yellow, six greens, two olives on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.906
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290029

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Sprays
Flowers
Leaves
Grasses
Stripe
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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