Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289514

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Border imitates carved architectural molding and has three design bands. One band of gold ribbon and bead molding, a band of red flocking, and a gold band of semi-circle and bead molding. Block-printed in metallic gold, yellow, ochre, maroon and red flocking. Flocking overprinted in black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/8 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.651

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

Architectural Molding
Bead
Ribbon

Period/Style

NeoClassical