Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-290013

Description

Four fragments of floral wallpaper border. A spray of blue, white, yellow and red stylized flowers with foliage repeat across a dark maroon background. Black bands of alternating blue diamonds and red squares roller-printed along upper and lower edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

2 7/8 x 39 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.905A-D

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Foliage
Diamonds
Squares

Period/Style

Floral
Aesthetic