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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.931 (RS194311)

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Stylized flowers on a metallic gold background grow up from behind a band with geometric pattern running along lower edge of the border. Single black and brown band runs along upper edge. Roller-printed in black, two browns, red, blue, peach, pink and metallic gold on olive 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
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
6 1/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.931
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290265

Wallpaper Details

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

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