Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289535

Description

Fragment of three uncut wallpaper borders. Narrow border with pattern imitating architectural molding with trefoil figures. End of roll. Block-printed in ochre, metallic gold, brown, maroon and green flocking. Flocking is overprinted with mint green trefoil figures.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 1/8 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.656

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural molding
Trefoil