Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-290010

Description

Fragment of two uncut wallpaper borders with stylized flower pattern. Light violet-colored, stylized flower outlined in yellow alternates with double-headed flower or fleur-de-lis figure in black. Rows of bead and reel in orange with yellow outline run along upper and lower edges. Roller-printed in light violet, yellow, orange and black on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.903

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
Bead and Reel
Fleur De Lis

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese