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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.927 (RS194316)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Red flowers and green foliage on black background. Flowers and foliage grow from behind and spill over a band of gold and maroon half circles and stripes on olive ground running along lower edge of border. Narrower border of gold and maroon half-circles and stripes on olive ground runs along upper edge of border. Roller-printed in maroon, metallic gold, black, red, orange and green on olive ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.927
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290180

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Foliage
Half-circles
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 15 5/8 (inches)

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