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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.924 (RS194317)

Description

Fragment of two uncut floral wallpaper borders. Stylized maroon, orange and yellow flowers and leaves on black ground. Band with yellow dots and dashes and maroon squares runs along upper edge of border. Single yellow stripe at lower edge. Roller-printed in two yellows, maroon and orange on black ground. Pattern number "1513" printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"1513" (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
4 1/4 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.924
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290171

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Stylized leaves
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
1513
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 12 1/2 (inches)

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