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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.907 (RS194061)

Description

Fragment of two uncut wallpaper borders. Flowers roller-printed in yellow, olive and white grow upward from the lower edge of the border against a blue background. A black stripe runs along upper edge. A wider black stripe with yellow lozenge pattern runs along lower edge. Roller-printed in yellow, blue, white, two tans and light olive over dark olive stripe. Black printed over orange stripe. Borders printed on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Mary Wade" (handwritten)
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
7 7/8 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.907
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290030

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Lozenge
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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