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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.919 (RS194363)

Description

Fragment of uncut floral wallpaper border. Fragment includes one border and partial second border. Single border has upper and lower bands with stylized turning leaf and dot pattern roller-printed in light tan and brown. Wide central band has a pattern of stylized flowers in browns and olives with small accent flowers in bright fuschia. A single flower figure repeats, alternating orientation face up and down. The flowers are highlighted with yellow dots and shaded with brown. Roller-printed in yellow, light tan, two olives, five browns, and fuschia on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"1416" (Pattern number.)
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
9 1/4 x 29 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.919
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290125

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stylized flowers
foliage
Leaves
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
1416
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 15 3/4 (inches)

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