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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.929 (RS194324)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Stylized flowers, including bleeding hearts, pansies, and daylilies, grow from behind fence-like band running along bottom edge of border. A black band with brown dot and dash pattern runs along the upper edge. Roller-printed in metallic gold, brown, two blues, yellow, pink, white and olive on brown ground. Paper is embossed with woven 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 5/8 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.929
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290257

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Pansies
Bleeding Hearts
Daylilies
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 12 1/2 (inches)

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