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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.916 (RS194525)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Naturalistic red and yellow flowers, possibly dahlias, over an upper band of yellow and a lower band of black. Lower band is embellished with rows of small red diamonds at upper and lower edges. A narrow black stripe runs along upper edge of the border. Roller-printed in two yellows, three reds, ochre, two greens and black on 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 1/2 x 24 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.916
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290109

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Dahlia
Flowers
Foliage
diamonds
stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 15 5/8 (inches)

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