Wallpaper border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-288263

Description

Fragment of unused rose medallion border from Wilmont Flat, New Hampshire. Wide border with alternating large and small oval medallions framing rose sprays. The medallions are adorned with elaborate scrolls and strapwork above and hanging strings of beads below. Roller-printed in dark red, pink, mauve, gold liquid mica, green and white on a pink irisé ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
mica (white pigment)
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Late Victorian / Wilmont Flat, N. H." (Handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.567

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Irise

Form

unused

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
Beads
Medallions
Scrolls
Strapwork

Period/Style

Floral Medallion