Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-290030

Description

Fragment of two uncut wallpaper borders. Flowers roller-printed in yellow, olive and white grow upward from the lower edge of the border against a blue background. A black stripe runs along upper edge. A wider black stripe with yellow lozenge pattern runs along lower edge. Roller-printed in yellow, blue, white, two tans and light olive over dark olive stripe. Black printed over orange stripe. Borders printed on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mary Wade" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

7 7/8 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.907

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Lozenge

Period/Style

Floral