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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1020 (RS196379)

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of alternating stylized shell and flower figures block-printed in yellow and brown above a band of green flocking overprinted with clover and fretwork pattern in green and black. Narrow yellow and brown stripes run along the bottom of the border. Block-printed in yellow, brown and green flocking on peach ground. Flocking is overprinted in light green and black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 1/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1020
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291564

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Shell
Stylized Flower
Clover
Trefoil
Fretwork
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 1 5/8, print width 2 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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