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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.951AB (RS194307)

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper border . Narrow border with grisaille center band depicting a rod with ribbon wrapping around it on white background stripe. Between each fold of ribbon are three beads. Flanking the center band are stripes of metallic silver, yellow, white bead and reel, and dark gray. The border is roller-printed in two grays, white, metallic silver, and yellow on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1950
Location of origin
United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
grisaille
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.951AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290444

Wallpaper Details

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

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