Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-289824

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with pattern that imitates architectural molding and hanging finials. Upper band shows a molding pattern in gold and lower band with hanging finial figures in gold alternating with arabesque figures in orange on a dark red background. Roller-printed in ochre, tan, yellow, orange and dark red on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 x 10 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.699

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

finial
architectural molding
arabesque

Period/Style

Neoclassical