Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-289139

Description

Two matching fragments of unused floral wallpaper border. Purple, white, orange, pink and blue flowers on green, leafy stem. Block-printed in brown, four greens, white, two grays, dark red, two oranges, two purples, pink, mauve, maroon and three blues on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"2172" (stamped)

Pattern No.

2172

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 7/8 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.628AB

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Lilacs
Daisy

Period/Style

Floral