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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1031 (RS196387)

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Narrow border with sprig and leaf pattern block-printed in gray, black and green varnish on light yellow ground. Black, gray and green varnish stripes run along top and bottom edges of border. Laid paper, partial sheets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
laid paper
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
laid paper
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
1 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1031
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291616

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Sprig
Leaf
Stripes
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 1/4, print width 1 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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