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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.948 (RS194342)

Description

Fragment of grapevine wallpaper border. Wide border with naturalistic grape vine and large, purple clusters of grapes. The vine is on a background pattern of small dashes imitating woven fabric. Running along the top of the border are narrow green and tan stripes. Running along the bottom of the border is a green bead and reel stripe and narrow tan, green and black stripes. Roller-printed in two greens, tan, brown, purple, red, two pinks and black on light tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1910
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
fruit
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 x 25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.948
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290370

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Grapes
Vine
Fabric
Bead and Reel
Stripes
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 15 1/2 (inches)

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