Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289732

Description

Two fragments of floral wallpaper border. Primary design element is a realistically rendered horizontal rope made up of lavender and pink flowers, orange berries, and foliage roller-printed on a blue background. Green stripes with dots on upper and lower edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 26 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.688AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Berries
Foliage
Stripes
Dots

Period/Style

Floral