Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290036

Description

Fragments of two uncut floral wallpaper borders. Pink and white flowers grow upward from the lower edge of the border against a light blue ground. A dark olive stripe runs along the upper edge and an ochre and dark olive band with geometric pattern runs along the lower edge. Roller-printed in dark olive, three greens, ochre, maroon, two pinks, yellow and white on light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"1204N" (printed)

Pattern No.

1204N

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 3/4 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.908AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Leaves
Grasses

Period/Style

Floral