Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289603

Description

Four fragments of block-printed wallpaper border. Border imitates architectural molding featuring four-petaled rosettes and oval medallions in yellow against green. Block-printed in ochre, brown, yellow, black and two green on ungrounded paper. Fragment (A) is a pair of uncut borders. Fragments (B-C) have been cut but not trimmed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.676A-D

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rosettes
Oval Medallions
Architectural Molding

Period/Style

Neoclassical