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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.928 (RS194320)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Red and gold pansies and grass grow upward on a textured, metallic gold background. Flowers appear to grow from behind a chevron band that runs along lower edge of border. A single brown band runs along upper edge. Roller-printed in three browns, tan, two reds, three greens and black on metallic gold ground. Paper is embossed with a pebble texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
United States
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.928
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290254

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Pansies
Grasses
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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