Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-289551

Description

Fragment of embossed and flocked wallpaper border. Narrow border with a band of embossed foliate figures in metallic gold against red flocking. Non-metallic gold or ochre ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
flocking
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.661

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Leaves

Period/Style

Foliate