Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-289140

Description

Fragment of Gothic Revival wallpaper border. Imitation of architectural bas-relief sculpture depicting gothic windows and eight seated male figures; some in robes with crowns, others in armor with swords. Block-printed in white, gray, and black on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Gothic Revival
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.629

Places

Probably France

Wallpaper Details

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural
Relief Sculpture
Gothic Architecture
Kings
Knights
Medieval Court

Period/Style

Gothic Revival