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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1025 (RS196398)

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of laurel branches tied with blue ribbon against flocked maroon. Upper band of gold stripes, lower band of gold and brown pointed arches. Block-printed in metallic gold, brown, ochre, three blues and maroon flocking on pale ochre ground. The flocking is overprinted in dark red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Probably France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
flocking
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
2 1/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1025
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291591

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Laurel branches
Ribbon
Stripes
Arches
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Foliate
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/8, print width 2 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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