Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289581

Description

Two fragments of flocked wallpaper border. Narrow border with band of green flocking overprinted with light green greek key pattern. Flocking is interrupted by pink, block-printed medallion figures and striped edges. Block-printed in two pinks, fuschia, purple and dark green flocking. Flocking is overprinted in light green and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.669AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Greek Key
Floral Medallion
Quatrefoil

Period/Style

NeoClassical