Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-289300

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border imitating architectural molding. Acanthus leaf figures in blue alternate with red flocked, stylized rocaille elements behind grey centered florals. Block-printed in white, two grays, three blues and red flocking on white polished ground. Red flocking is overprinted in mauve and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 5/8 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.642

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

Roses
Acanthus Leaf
Architectural Molding

Period/Style

NeoClassical