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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.933 (RS194309)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral pattern. Two stylized floral figures in red, olive and blue alternate across metallic gold central band. Olive bands with small blue dashes and light green crosses run across upper and lower edges of the border. Roller-printed in olive, light green, blue, black, two browns, red and metallic gold on ungrounded paper. 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 1/2 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.933
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290294

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 4 1/2 (inches)

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