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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1013 (RS196377)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with orange and maroon flowers and abstract geometric figures . Wide border with Anglo-Japanese style pattern roller-printed in brown, olive, tan, yellow, metallic gold, orange and red on black ground. The paper is embossed with a multi-directional hash mark pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
"3 yrds" (handwritten)
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 1/2 x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1013
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291447

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
scrolls
strapwork
geometric patterns
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/8, repeat width 15 1/8, print width 6 1/8 (inches)

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