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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1085 (RS196382)

Description

Partial roll of cut wallpaper border from Bath, Maine. Scrolling, stylized floral vine embossed with basket-weave pattern. Upper and lower bands of stylized flower with leaves embossed with narrow ribbed pattern. The pattern is outlined and highlighted with block-printed metallic gold on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"Mrs Trott / Bath Me." (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Trott, Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1085
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292238

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Floral Vine
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 5/8, print width 10 1/2 (inches)

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