Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-290011

Description

Two fragments of floral wallpaper border. Red and blue flowers with green foliage on black background spill over yellow band with repeating trefoil figure running along lower edge. Single yellow stripe along upper edge. Roller-printed in two yellows, two blues, orange, red and black on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 13 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.904AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Foliage
Trefoil

Period/Style

Aesthetic