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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.915A-E (RS194524)

Description

Five matching fragments of floral wallpaper border. Pattern of red flowers with green foliage on yellow background. Flowers grow from behind, and hang over, a black band with yellow dot and dash pattern along border's lower edge. Double yellow stripes run along border's upper edge. Roller-printed in two yellows, four reds, brown, ochre, olive and black on light olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
United States
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
3 3/4 x 15 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.915A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290106

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 12 1/2 (inches)

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