Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289512

Description

Fragment of flocked acanthus leaf and flower wallpaper border. Wave-like scrolls of acanthus leaves and floral sprays. Block-printed in brown, two tans, metallic gold and red flocking. Red 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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 7/8 x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.650

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

Floral Sprays
Acanthus Leaf
Scrolls

Period/Style

Floral