Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289489

Description

Two fragments of ribbon and sprig-flocked wallpaper border. Tan and gold sprigs evenly spaced over red flocked ribbon with gold center stripe. Block-printed in brown, gold and red flocking on tan ground. Flocking is overprinted in pink, red and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.646AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Ribbon
Sprig