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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.909A-C (RS194318)

Description

Three fragments of floral wallpaper border. Pink and yellow flowers with green and ochre foliage on dark olive background grow upward from bands of black and dark maroon dots and stripes running along lower edge of the border. Roller-printed in dark maroon, four greens, yellow, ochre, brown, red, pink and black on ungrounded paper. Pattern number partially cut off, either 101 or 707.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 36 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.909A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290088

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
foliage
stripes
dots
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 10 1/4 (inches)

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