Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289525

Description

Fragment of uncut flocked wallpaper border. Two uncut borders. each border has two bands: a green band with trefoil and diamond figures and a gray band imitating carved acanthus leaf molding. Block-printed in dark gray, white and green flocking on gray ground. Flocking is overprinted in black and mint green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
flocking
block printing (relief printing process)
acanthus (motif)
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.653

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Trefoil
Clover
diamond
pin dots
acanthus leaf