Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289585

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Central band of green flocking overprinted with black fleur-de-lis and light green heart-shaped figures. The rest of pattern elements, which imitate carved molding, are block-printed in metallic gold and two browns on ochre ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.672

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural Molding
hearts
Fleur de lis