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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.922 (RS194364)

Description

Fragment of five uncut floral wallpaper borders. Pattern of pink water lilies, cattails, white flowers and green foliage on light green ground. Flowers and foliage grow from behind and spill over a red band with black circle and dot pattern running along the bottom edge of the border. Ochre stripe and stripe of black dots runs along upper edge of the border. Roller-printed in black, two reds, pink, brown, ochre, two greens and white on light green 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
15 1/2 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.922
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290165

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Cattails
Water Lilies
Foliage
Cicles
Dots
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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