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Wallpaper Border

1950.M23A-C (RS193984)

Description

Three fragments of trailing floral vine wallpaper border. Pink flowers grow from a blue-green vine over a yellow background. Blue, green and black stripes run along upper edge of border. A band of blue with green vertical stripes runs along lower border. Block printed in green, black, two pinks and red on blue ground. Handmade paper in partial sheets. Fragments (A) and (B) have been lined and were used. Fragment (C) is unused.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
5 x 37 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.M23A-C
GUSN
290455

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Vine
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 9 1/4 (inches)

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