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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.939 (RS194359)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border. Wide border with fretwork bands in two shades of brown running along upper and lower edges. Center band has pattern of stylized floral medallions encircled by stylized lotus flowers in red and black with gold glitter on tan background. Roller-printed in two browns, tan, black, two reds and gold glitter on light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"B+G" (Not in Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)
"Old Border - Victorian / Corcker?" (Written by Dorothy Waterhouse)
Location of origin
United States
Material
glitter
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
glitter
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.939
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290348

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Medallion
Floral
Lotus
Scroll
Fret
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 6 (inches)

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