Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289572

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Narrow border with pattern of alternating square, block-printed medallions and stylized palmettes printed on flocking. Block-printed in cream, gray, white and red flocking on white ground. Flocking is overprinted in orange and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

1 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.667

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

Palmette
Medallion

Period/Style

NeoClassical