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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1022 (RS196399)

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Dense pattern of naturalistic flowers and foliage against dark green flocked background. Part of the roll's bottom edge has been cut around the shape of the pattern, the rest of the roll remains uncut. The pattern is block-printed in three greens, four blues, two shades of violet, plum, red, yellow, orange, white, three pinks and dark green flocking on polished white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
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
3 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1022
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291584

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Foliage
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/8, print width 3 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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