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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1002.1-.2 (RS196401)

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders (2001.281.1002.1) printed with six borders (two sets of three) and partial roll of single cut border (2001.281.1002.2) in the same pattern. Each border consists of an upper band of narrow stripes in browns and metallic gold; a wide center band of stylized floral vine in purple against black; and a lower band with elements imitating architectural molding including bead and reel stripe, sold stripes and ribbed stripes. Block-printed in three purples, black, metallic gold and three browns on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1900
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
moldings and molding components: architectural
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1002.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291415

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Floral Vine
Architectural Molding
Bead and Reel
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 3/4, print width 19 1/4 (inches)

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