Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-290008

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral pattern. Light blue circles containing olive-colored flowers with four petals and orange centers. Between each flower figure is a symmetrical, four-sided figure with a white horizontal band and outwardly spiraling dotted lines on black background. Bands with a chevron pattern in light blue, yellow and olive run along upper and lower edges. Light blue, yellow, orange, black and white roller-printed on olive green stripe on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 5/16 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.902

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
Chevron
Geometric

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese