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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1001 (RS195154)

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper borders. The fragment is printed with two borders, a third border is missing. Each border consists of a wide center band with stylized floral vine pattern in tan on metallic gold background. Flanking the center band are two narrow bands, one with a geometric diamond pattern and the other with dashes. Both are printed in two shades of brown on metallic gold. Roller-printed in two browns, tan and metallic gold on olive ground. The paper is embossed with a woven texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 7/8 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1001
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291414

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral vine
Diamonds
Dashes
Stripes
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 3/8 (inches)

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