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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1026 (RS196364)

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of two alternating green, red and blue medallions on white background. One medallion is a quatrefoil formed by interlocked green oval rings with red and dark blue interior. The second medallion is oblong, formed by green scrolls, red interior with dark blue quatrefoil around green circle at the center. Green bands with blue dots run along the top and bottom of the border. Block-printed in two greens, red and dark blue on polished white ground. End-of-roll.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1026
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291601

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Quatrefoil
Circle
Panels
Scrolls
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9, print width 3 (inches)

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