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Wallpaper Border

2001.281.1153 (RS197426)

Description

Rolled fragment of uncut wallpaper border corner. One complete corner is visible with floral spray framed by outer border of foliate scrolls and inner border of c-scrolls and beads. Block-printed in brown, tan, cream and metallic gold on light gray ground.

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)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1153
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293258

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Corner
Architectural Molding
Foliate Scrolls
c-scrolls
beads
Floral spray
Design Technique
Gilt
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Design Technique
Gilt

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