Ceiling Paper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1870

GUSN

GUSN-283331

Description

Uncut fragment of ceiling border paper. Stylized leaf and flower sprigs, stripe and rosette elements embellish dark maroon flocking. Roller-printed in metallic gold, dark ochre, two greens on light ochre ground. Fragment framed in paper matting. Matches Ceiling corner border 2001.281.248.1.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
flocking
ceiling papers
Wallpaper

Related Items

Title Ceiling Paper Corner Border Accession Number 2001.281.248.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.248.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
rosette
sprig
leaves
flocked

Period/Style

Ceiling Paper