Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-285784

Description

Wallpaper border fragment from North Andover, Massachusetts. Geometric block or step pattern with chain element. Block-printed in black, blue and brown on ungrounded paper. Attached to sidewall paper with leave pattern (see 2001.281.450.1).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
wove paper
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.450.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.450.2

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

three dimensional
block
step
chain

Period/Style

Geometric