Wallpaper Border or Frieze

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-288726

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper frieze from Saco, Maine. Rose bouquets are suspended upside down from a bow knot and delicate floral festoon. Upper and lower scrolling borders. Roller-printed in pink, red, dark maroon and metallic gold on rainbow ground of pale green and rose.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
friezes (ornamental areas)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Carl Forster / 45 Ferry Rd. / Saco, Me --" (Handwritten)

Pattern No.

242

Maker

Janeway & Carpenter (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 3/8 x 12 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.608

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
Ribbon
Bow Knot
Festoon
Scrolls

Period/Style

Floral