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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.911 (RS194319)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Pink and red flowers with green foliage on light olive ground. Flowers grow upward from a band of maroon and black circles with stylized flower centers running along the lower edge of the border. The upper edge is decorated with a row of dots and outer black stripe. Roller-printed in black, maroon, pink, fuschia, tan, brown, and three greens on light olive ground.

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
4 5/8 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.911
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290100

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Fowers
foliage
Circles
Dots
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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