Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-289302

Description

Wallpaper border imitating carved architectural molding. Ornamentation includes bead edge, scrolls, acanthus leaves and oval medallions. Block-printed in ochre and two browns on polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
trompe-l'oeil
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 1/8 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.643

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Beads
architectural molding
acanthus leaf
scrolls
medallion

Period/Style

NeoClassical