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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.926 (RS194323)

Description

Fragment of two uncut floral wallpaper borders. Red and white flowers with green foliage and yellow grasses on black ground. Flowers and foliage grow from behind and spill over bands of yellow and maroon running along the lower edge of the border. Single yellow stripe runs along upper edge. Roller-printed in two yellows, maroon, orange, white and two greens on black 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
6 1/4 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.926
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290179

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Leaves
Grasses
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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