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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.947 (RS194330)

Description

Fragment of red wallpaper border. Wide border with pattern of oval medallions with stylized floral figures joined by festoons of dots and curling scrolls. Background pattern of stylized flowers framed by arches and floating pink circles. Roller-printed in red, pink, metallic gold and green on red ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1910
Location of origin
United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
medallions (ornament areas)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 34 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.947
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290368

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Medallions
Stylized flowers
Scrolls
Festoons
stripes
circles
Period/Style
Medallion
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 15 1/8 (inches)

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