Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289560

Description

Fragment of embossed, flocked, gilt-figured wallpaper decorated with a rod wrapped with beads, ribbon and leafy branches with fruit . Upper and lower edges of border also embossed and gilded. Blue ground used in figures as detail lines and shadowing. Areas void of decorative figures are covered with green flocking.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 5/8 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.663AB

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Dots
Beads
Ribbon
Foliate

Period/Style

NeoClassical