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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.942AB (RS194350)

Description

Two fragments of rose wallpaper border with trimmed edge. Large pink and red roses and foliage on a white background. The lower edges of the border have been trimmed around the rose pattern. A black geometric band made up of circles, dashes and c-scrolls runs along the upper edge of the border. Block-printed in black, three pinks, two reds, lilac, four greens and gray on white ground. Fragment (A) is the end of a roll. "RCo[?] 787" printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.942AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290358

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Geomtric
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
Pattern No.
787
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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