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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.987 (RS196354)

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper border corners. The paper is printed with two corners per roll width. The fragment has four complete corners. The corners depict pink roses and their foliage wrapped to a gold bar by winding yellow ribbon. Block-printed in white, two grays, three greens, tan, two shades of cream, two pinks, red, two yellows and mustard brown on white polished ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.987
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291286
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 2001.281.982 Relationship Similar pattern, slightly different colors.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Roses
Foliage
Bar
Ribbon
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 19 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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