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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1017 (RS196358)

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of stylized flowers draped through and around white scrolls with strapwork on a background of red flocking. Bands of bead and reel pattern in gray run along upper and lower edges of the border. Block-printed in white, four grays, three greens, three blues, two lavenders, purple, two pinks, red, two oranges, yellow and red flocking on light blue ground. Flocking is overprinted in black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
32 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1017
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291549

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Strapwork
Scrolls
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 4 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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