Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289705

Description

Small fragment of wallpaper border printed with a floral pattern over a geometric background. A yellow flower with leaves positioned over central band of the background. Central band is a row of purple flowers and elongated beads. Upper band is red, lower band is black. Green stripes along upper and lower edges. Roller-printed in three greens, red, two purples, black and two shades of light ochre on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.685

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Beads
Flowers
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral