Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-290029

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Naturalistic floral sprays with orange flowers, green leaves and grasses on olive ground. Dark olive stripe at upper and lower edges. Block-printed in peach, orange, two reds, tan, yellow, six greens, two olives on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.906

Places

Probably France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sprays
Flowers
Leaves
Grasses
Stripe

Period/Style

Floral