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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.938 (RS194334)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border decorated in the Aethetic Movement style. Wide border with metallic gold and black tile pattern along upper and lower edges. Center band depicts bamboo shoots, branches of cherry blossoms and a gold moon with bats flying in front of it on olive background. Roller-printed in metallic gold, black, two reds, pale peach, dark olive, light olive and blue on olive ground. The 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
Aesthetic Movement
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 3/8 x 13 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.938
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290347

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Bamboo
Cherry Blossoms
Bats
Moon
Tiles
Stripes
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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