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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1003 (RS196396)

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders half the width of a full roll. The partial roll is printed with three borders. Each border has an upper and lower band imitating a bamboo stalk. The center band is a vine of ivy growing along an undulating stalk of bamboo on a background of black flocking. Block-printed in three browns, cream and yellow with gold leaf and black flocking on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 1/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1003
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291417

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Bamboo
Ivy
Vine
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Foliate
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/8, print width 10 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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