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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.910 (RS194302)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Red flowers and grasses mingle with pale green foliage and flowers with red centers on olive ground. Upper and lower edges decorated with undulating maroon and pale green lines and outer maroon stripe. Block-printed in maroon, dark orange, white, yellow and pale green on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1887
American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association
Inscriptions
"A. W. P. M. A. [Logo] / 2388" (American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo and pattern number )
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.910
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290093

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
foliage
grasses
stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
2388
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 12 1/2 (inches)

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