Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289533

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Pattern imitates egg and dart molding. Block-printed in metallic gold, tan, two browns, and black flocking on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.655

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

Egg and Dart
Architectural Molding