Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289530

Description

Three fragments of flocked wallpaper border. Foliate scroll and flower pattern block-printed in metallic gold, tan, two browns, dark gray and green flocking on white ground. Flocking is overprinted in two greens and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.654A-C

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
Foliate
Scrolls

Period/Style

Floral