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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.932 (RS194523)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with geometric bands. Central band of fretwork in light and dark brown. Upper and lower bands in metallic gold and light brown include outer stripe with dashes, a row of dots and a geometric pattern with diamonds and arches. Roller-printed in metallic gold and brown on light 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
frets (patterns)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.932
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290286

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Fretwork
Fret
Dots
Diamonds
Dashes
Stripes
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 6/8 (inches)

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