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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.917 (RS194314)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Stylized yellow and red flowers grow upward against peach background. Black and olive stripes run along upper edge of border. Black band with a red Greek key pattern runs along the lower edge of the border. The flower leaves spill over the lower band. Upper portion of the border is roller-printed in peach, black, red, orange, green, yellow, ochre on olive stripe. Lower band is roller-printed in black on red stripe. Paper between borders is ungrounded. Pattern number "106" or "901" printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"106" or "901" (Pattern Number - uncertain orientation.)
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 1/4 x 15 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.917
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290111

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Foliage
Greek Fret
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
106 901
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 10 3/8 (inches)

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