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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.920 (RS194326)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Dark red flowers and berries with green foliage against a pale blue background. Flowers grow from behind and spill over two bands running along the lower edge of the border. The uppermost of these two bands is olive with ochre pin dots; the lower band is ochre. Both bands are edged with black stripes. A black stripe also runs along the upper edge of the border. Roller-printed in black, pale blue, ochre, two olives, two reds on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 5/8 x 24 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.920
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290128

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Foliage
stripes
pin 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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