Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289565

Description

Fragment of embossed, gilt-figured wallpaper border with flocking. Gilt branches with alternating flowers and leaves against black flocking. Upper and lower edges finished with ribbed, gilded borders. Fragment is affixed to piece of paperboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Original Flock from Somerset" (Handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 7/8 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.664

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Leaves
Roses
Branches

Period/Style

Floral Trail