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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.930 (RS194315)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Stylized red tulips, yellow daisies and green ivy vine grow against metallic gold background. Brown and black band runs along upper edge of border. Roller-printed in metallic gold, two reds, pale yellow, green, black and brown on gray ground. Paper embossed with woven texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"774 / G" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
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
5 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.930
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290260

Wallpaper Details

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

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