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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1024 (RS196389)

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border with gold bead pattern. Alternating large and small gold beads against flocked maroon background. Bands of gold and brown stripes run along top and bottom edges of the border. Block printed in two browns and ochre with gold leaf and maroon flocking on white ground. The flocking is overprinted with black. Paper appears to be unused but dried and flaking sizing or glue is present on the back and selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
36 x 2 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1024
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291589

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Beads
Circles
Stripes
Design Technique
Flocked
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3/4, print width 1 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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