Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-289775

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized imitation of architectural molding. Small metallic gold arches with stylized torch or flower figures frame stylized floral figures and arabesque lines in light blue on blue background. Lower band with chain link pattern in metallic gold on black background. Roller-printed in cream, metallic gold, two blues and black on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"North Andover" (In Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting)
"571 c" (Somekind of old accession number? Old SPNEA wallpaper number?)
"36:44" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 8 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.694

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Arches
Architectural Molding
stylized flower
chain