Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-289266

Description

Fragment of floral and foliate border. Grouping of flowers block-printed in greens alternates with foliate grouping in grisaille on red background. Block-printed in white, four grays, black and five greens on red ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 5/8 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.641

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Foliate

Period/Style

Floral