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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.989 (RS196368)

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper border corners. The paper is printed with two corners per roll width. The fragment is printed with three complete and two partial corners. The corners are T-shaped and depict naturalistic green ivy growing over a gray tree trunk. Roller-printed in white, four grays and four greens 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)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
27 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.989
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291303

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Ivy
Tree Trunk
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 21 1/4 (inches)

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