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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.940 (RS194356)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral vine pattern. Border has a green outer stripe and inner band of pink leaves against gold glitter at the upper and lower edges. The center band is a stylized floral vine. Large flowers with pink and green petals are joined by vines with pink and green leaves. The flowers and vine are surrounded by gold glitter dots in different sizes. Roller-printed in pale green, pale pink, ochre and gold glitter on white ground. Pattern number "2372" printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"2372" (pattern number)
"a border paper" (Not written by Dorothy Waterhouse)
Location of origin
United States
Material
glitter
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
glitter
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.940
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290349

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Vine
Leaves
Dots
Stripes
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
2372
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 16 1/8 (inches)

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