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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.949A-C (RS194300)

Description

Three fragments of wallpaper border with doily and flower pattern. White doilies with pink dots overlap across the top of the border. Alternating red and blue flowers with green leaves repeat along the bottom. There is a pink background between the doilies and the flowers. A metallic silver background, below the flowers. Roller-printed in white, red, two pinks, two blues, yellow, green, black and metallic silver on ungrounded paper. Paper is embossed with pebble texture. Fragments of sidewall paper are still attached. The sidewall is a pale pink paper with small white pindots and narrow white stripes with floral pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1930
Location of origin
United States
Material
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 3/8 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.949A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290374

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Doily
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 7 7/8 (inches)

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