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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1030 (RS196391)

Description

Fragment of narrow rolled wallpaper border. Pattern imitating architectural molding with gold joined diamond figures against gray background. Metallic gold and brown stripes run along the top and bottom of the border. Block-printed in metallic gold, two grays, peach, dark orange and brown on light yellow ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
moldings and molding components: architectural
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 1/2 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1030
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291615

Wallpaper Details

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

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