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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1021 (RS196402)

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border. Pattern imitates architectural molding. Medallion and stylized flower figures alternate along a band resembling chain-links. Block-printed in metallic gold, brown, peach and green flocking on ungrounded paper. 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
moldings and molding components: architectural
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 x 1 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1021
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291566

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallion
stylized flower
chain links
stripes
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9, print width 1 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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