Wallpaper border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-284103

Description

Three fragments of wallpaper border from a school in Centerville, Massachusetts. Floral border with large yellow flowers alternating with clusters of three small yellow flowers on a leafy vine. Roller-printed in yellow, orange, black, red and metallic gold on olive ground. Border applied to wallpaper 2001.281.350.2A-C.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.350.2A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.350.1A-C

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

1 5/8 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.350.3A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
leaves
vine
checkered

Period/Style

Floral