Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-283994

Description

Partial roll of unused wallpaper border from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Pattern of alternating stylized foliate figures and vine. Roller-printed in two yellows, black, white and orange on brown ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Gallishaw / Cambridge" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 5/8 x 68 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.341

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

foliate
Anthemion
circle
vine

Period/Style

NeoClassical