Wallpaper border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-283506

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper border with repeating flower and s-curve leaf pattern. Block-printed in black, white, green, pink and red on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 1/8 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.264AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flower
sprig
leaf

Period/Style

Floral