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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.908AB (RS194354)

Description

Fragments of two uncut floral wallpaper borders. Pink and white flowers grow upward from the lower edge of the border against a light blue ground. A dark olive stripe runs along the upper edge and an ochre and dark olive band with geometric pattern runs along the lower edge. Roller-printed in dark olive, three greens, ochre, maroon, two pinks, yellow and white on light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"1204N" (printed)
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
9 3/4 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.908AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290036

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Leaves
Grasses
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
1204N
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 15 1/2 (inches)

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