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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

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