Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289594

Description

Fragment of ribbon and bead wallpaper border. Realistic blue ribbon intertwined with gray string of beads over upper band of gray with white grass sprigs and lower band of blue with blue shadowing. Gray stripes at upper and lower edges. Block-printed in white, five shades of blue and three shades of gray on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.675

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

ribbon
beads

Period/Style

Imitation textile