Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289582

Description

Two matching fragments of flocked wallpaper border. Block-printed stylized flower with symmetrical leaves and scrolls extending on either side. The flower figure repeats over an upper band of green flocking overprinted with light green quatrefoils, a middle band of beads, and a lower band of curved or cord molding. Block printed in white, dark gray, black and green flocking on gray ground. Flocking is overprinted in light green.

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

2 1/4 x 24 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.670AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flower
Quatrefoil
beads
architectural molding