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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.988 (RS196385)

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper border corners. The paper is printed with two corners per roll width. The fragment has six complete and two partial corners. The corners are printed with a dense floral border of white daisies, pink morning glories, violet cornflowers and wheat shafts. Roller-printed in white, three grays, four greens, yellow, gold, brown, three pinks and three shades of violet on white 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
35 1/4 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.988
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291301

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
daisies
morning glories
cornflowers
wheat shafts
Period/Style
Floral
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/4, repeat width 10, print width 17 3/4 (inches)

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