Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-283503

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border produced in France by Zuber et Cie. Red curtain swags with red rosettes and yellow tassels. Egg and dart border above in yellow. Block-printed in two reds, black, yellow, ochre, tan and brown. Paper beneath border appears to have a branch with pine cones and is also block-printed in browns, greens, blue, black, and reds on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2011.116.8

Maker

Zuber Et Cie (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.263

Date

1870-1880 (copyright date)

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

fabric
swag
tassel
egg and dart
shell
rosette