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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.991 (RS196380)

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 four complete corners. The corners are printed in an architectural molding pattern with scrolling acanthus leaf figures, rosettes, ribbon and beads and single row beads. Block-printed in white, two grays and four blues on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
moldings and molding components: architectural
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/4 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.991
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291314
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 2001.281.992 Relationship Same pattern, different colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
Acanthus Leaves
Bead
Ribbon
Rosettes
Scrolls
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/8, repeat width 8 3/4, print width 16 1/2 (inches)

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