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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.996 (RS196397)

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders. The roll is printed with six borders (two sets of three) per roll width. Each border consists of a band with a geometric pattern imitating architectural molding printed in metallic gold and shades of brown, a wide central band of solid black, and a third band of thin metallic gold and brown stripes. The borders are block-printed in metallic gold, three browns and black on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
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
20 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.996
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291335

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
Stripes
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 19 1/4 (inches)

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