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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.936 (RS194522)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral vine and berry pattern. Central band of stylized flower on vine with berries in metallic copper and gold on red background. The central band is edged by rows of half-circles. Gold and brown stripes run along the upper and lower edges of the border. Roller-printed in metallic copper, metallic gold, red and brown on olive ground. "119 AG" stamped and "65-80" handwritten on verso.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"119 / AG" (Pattern number?)
"65-80" (Blue pencil. Pattern number?)
Location of origin
United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 x 23 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.936
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290305

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flower
Vine
Berries
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Aesthetic
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 7 3/4 (inches)

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