Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-290006

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral tile pattern. Squares or tiles containing two alternating stylized flower designs. One tile with multi-petalled brown flower and an orange center, with a fleur-de-lis on black background. The other tile with four olive petals, brown center encircled in black and orange background. Bands of small olive rectangles with black and gold circular figures run along upper and lower edges. Roller-printed in olive, brown, metallic gold, and orange on black ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
trompe-l'oeil
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 15/16 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.901

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
Squares
Rectangles
Geometric

Period/Style

Tile