Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-288567

Description

Fragment of an wallpaper border from Bath, Maine. Dense floral pattern of yellow, burnt red, and peach flowers and buds on swaying, green leafy stems on a gold, textured background. The flowers are framed by outer ribbons of black with flat, six-petal gold flowers and inner ribbons of inward facing yellow arches on brown background. The paper is roller-printed in yellow, tan, brown, two greens, peach, burnt red, and metallic gold. The ground is gray, only showing where the pattern elements do not match exactly. The paper is embossed with a small asymmetrical starburst pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Trott, Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.597

Places

Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)

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