Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-289137

Description

Fragment of unused floral wallpaper border from Barre, Vermont. Border composed of two pattern bands. The upper band shows white flowers and ochre and yellow foliage on pink ground. The lower band imitates architectural molding and is also printed in yellow and ochre on pink. Block-printed in white, gray, yellow, ochre, dark red, and pink. Laid paper, partial sheet. End of a roll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Barre, Vt" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 8 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.627

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Form

unused

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Architectural molding

Period/Style

Floral
NeoClassical