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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.944A-D (RS194304)

Description

Fragments of gimp wallpaper border. Narrow blue and tan border with pattern resembling a gimp braid. Block-printed in two tans, two browns and three blues on white ground. "10 [cent symbol]" written on verso of Fragment (A).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"10[cent symbol]" (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
gimp (braided trimming)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.944A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290361

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Gimp
Braid
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 3/4 (inches)

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