Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289616

Description

Fragment of three uncut wallpaper borders. Two alternating quatrefoil figures in red and metallic gold against green flocking. Metallic gold stripe at upper and lower edges. Red and tan stripe block-printed in metallic gold and green flocking on light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.680

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Quatrefoil
Stripes

Period/Style

NeoClassical