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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1012 (RS196360)

Description

Roll of two uncut wallpaper borders with pattern imitating architectural molding. Each border consists of two distinct pattern bands. The upper band, printed in browns and metallic gold, has a pattern of repeating shell figures. The lower band, printed in blues and white, has a pattern of vertical dashes and dots. Roller-printed in metallic gold, two browns, white and two blues on tan ground. The paper is embossed with a cord pattern parallel to the printed pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1870
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
moldings and molding components: architectural
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
6 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1012
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291446

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Architectural molding
Shells
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 1 1/2, print width 6 1/8 (inches)

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