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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1027 (RS196403)

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border. Geometric pattern featuring large paisley buta, or droplet-shaped figure, block-printed in metallic gold, orange and black on cream stripe. Darker bands of cream run along top and bottom of border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Persian styles
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
37 3/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1027
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291606

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Buta
Paisley
Geometric
Period/Style
Geometric
Aesthetic
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 7/8, print width 3 1/2 (inches)

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