Wallpaper border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289494

Description

Fragment of red flocked floral wallpaper border. Flowers with red flocked petals and block-printed tan centers against tan and red leaves. Block-printed in black, metallic gold, brown and tan on white ground. Red flocking is overprinted in black and pink.

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

3 1/8 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.647

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

Flowers
Leaves

Period/Style

Floral