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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1000 (RS196353)

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders. The roll is printed with twelve borders per roll width in a geometric fretwork pattern. Each border consists of outer solid stripes and an inner band of square flower figures. The borders are roller-printed in metallic gold on black ground. The paper is embossed with a small-scale basket weave pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"Border paper / Saco Me / from Miss Marion Merritt / 11 Hollis Rd Portland" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Saco (York county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Merritt, Marion, Miss
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1000
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291412

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Fretwork
Stripes
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 5/8, print width 18 3/4 (inches)

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