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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1019 (RS196363)

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of undulating gimp ribbon wrapped with beaded cord. The border is flocked with green felt except for the tan cord figure and the pink center of the gimp ribbon. The lower edge of the border has been cut along the pattern to create a scalloped edge. Block-printed in white, tan, brown, two pinks, and green flocking on polished white ground. The flocking is overprinted in light green and black. The fragment includes the end of the roll.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
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
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1019
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291560

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Gimp
Ribbon
Cord
Bead
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/8, print width 2 7/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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