Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-176059

Description

Wallpaper border fragment. Continuous flowering vine with clover blossoms and holly-like leaves entwined with a ribbon printed with (illegible) script. Bordered above and below by elongated continuous chain. Printed in pink, mauve, rust, two greens, olive green, grey, taupe, and metallic gold on an embossed Indian red ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

2168

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.26.348

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

7 x 21-3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillip Wheelock

Accession Number

1985.26.21

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Decor Motif

Clover
holly
ribbon
and chain.

Period/Style

aesthetic