Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289500

Description

Flocked ribbon wallpaper border. Red ribbon with gold stripes held in a bow by an oval clasp, ivy leaves and berries. Block-printed in tan, brown, metallic gold and red flocking on white ground. Flocking is overprinted in pink and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 7/8 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.648

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

ivy
berries
ribbon
Jewelry

Period/Style

Foliate