Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289700

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with trimmed edge. Pattern of stylized leaves with upper border of arches and stylized sprigs and lower border of bead and reel. Block-printed in metallic gold, orange and brown on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 3/8 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.683

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Leaves
Stylized Flowers
Arch
Bead and Reel

Period/Style

Foliate
Neoclassical