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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1018 (RS196373)

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border. Pattern imitates architectural molding with rosettes, paneling inlays, dental molding, and scrolling acanthus figures. Green flocked flowers and scalloped lower edge also incorporated into the pattern. Block-printed in brown, mustard, tan, gold leaf and green flocking on white ground. Flocking is overprinted in two greens and black.

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
moldings and molding components: architectural
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
37 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1018
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291555

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Rosettes
Inlay
Dental Molding
Acanthus
Scrolls
Flowers
Scallop edge
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 3 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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