Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289612

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Quatrefoil medallion in gold and purple against black flocking overprinted with light green. Lower edge is a ribbon of small tan and gold quatrefoil figures. Block-printed in tan, metallic gold, brown, purple and black flocking on ungrounded paper. Flocking overprinted with light green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 1/8 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.678

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rosette
Quatrefoil

Period/Style

Neoclassical