Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289588

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Sprays of roses and leaves over upper band of gray with lower band of green flocking overprinted with foliate sprays in brown and black. The lower edge is bordered in gold-colored beaded molding. Block-printed in yellow, tan, brown, two grays and green flocking on white ground. End of roll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 3/8 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.674

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

Roses
Violets
Floral Sprays

Period/Style

Floral