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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.997 (RS196407)

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper borders. The paper is printed with six borders per roll width. Each border consists of a band of pink and white daisies topping a band of gathered or pleated light gray ribbon. The upper background of the border is white, the lower background is pink with a gray stripe along the bottom edge. The pattern name "The Little Daisy Border" is printed in the selvedge. Roller-printed in white, four grays, five greens, two pinks and two browns on polished white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"THE-LITTLE-DAISY-BORDER" (Pattern name.)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.997
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291336

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Daisies
Ribbon
Design Technique
Polished
Period/Style
Floral
Imitation textile
Form
unused
Pattern Name
The Little Daisy Border
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 3/4, print width 15 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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