Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-289823

Description

Fragment of two partially cut wallpaper borders. Pattern is a stylized imitation of architectural molding with upper band of stylized palmettes in orange and black on orange background and lower band of bud or sprig figures in yellow. Roller-printed in ochre, black, two oranges, yellow and two browns on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
palmette (motif)
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 5/8 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.698

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Palmette