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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1023AB (RS196392)

Description

Two fragments of rolled wallpaper border with a pattern of gold quatrefoil figures against black flocking. Gray and orange elongated trefoil or diamond figures extend from either side of the quatrefoils printed on the black flocking. Gold stripes run along the top and bottom of the border. Block-printed in metallic gold, orange, brown and black flocking on light peach ground. The flocking is overprinted in gray and orange.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
"5031" (Possible pattern number.)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
32 1/2 x 2 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1023AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291586

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Quatrefoil
Diamond
Trefoil
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
5031
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9, print width 2 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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