Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289577

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border with trimmed edge. Naturalistic pink flowers and buds on green leafy branches or grasses. Flocked red background is overprinted with black to emulate shadow. Block-printed in two greens, two browns, yellow, two pinks, mauve, red, black and red flocking on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.668

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Buds
Grasses
Branches

Period/Style

Floral