Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-289749

Description

Fragment of two uncut wallpaper borders printed on embossed paper. The borders emulate Middle Eastern stylistic elements. Upper band of interlocked diamonds in red and metallic gold. Lower band of small arches framing diamond and arabesque figures. Roller-printed in blue, red, metallic gold, gray and black on light gray ground. Paper embossed with lozenge texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
arabesques
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.693

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Arabesque
arches
diamonds