Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-289169

Description

Three uncut rows of flocked acanthus leaf and rosette wallpaper border. Border imitates architectural molding with acanthus leaf and rosette figures in gold on green. Block-printed in ochre, tan, two browns, metallic gold and green flocking on white ground. Flocking is overprinted in two greens and black. End of roll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
flocking
block printing (relief printing process)
Neoclassical
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 1/4 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.634

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Acanthus Leaf
Rosette
Architectural Molding

Period/Style

NeoClassical