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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.937 (RS194312)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with anthemion pattern. Central band with large anthemion figures in white and brown over olive and ochre background. Pink band with white dots and dashes runs along upper edge of border. Pink band with white dots, dashes and stylized flowers runs along lower edge of border. Roller-printed in white, pink, olive, ochre and brown on tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
anthemion
borders (ornament areas)
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
7 3/8 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.937
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290311

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Anthemion
Dots
Dashes
Stripes
Scrolls
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Aesthetic
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 7 3/8 (inches)

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