Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-289819

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper border with pattern that is a stylized imitation of architectural molding. Gold rounded arches frame stylized flowers and palmettes on a black background. Between each gold arch is a pointed red arch. There is a lower orange band with gold and black pattern. Roller-printed in black, red, orange and metallic gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/8 x 39 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.696AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
arches
stylized palmettes