Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290088

Description

Three fragments of floral wallpaper border. Pink and yellow flowers with green and ochre foliage on dark olive background grow upward from bands of black and dark maroon dots and stripes running along lower edge of the border. Roller-printed in dark maroon, four greens, yellow, ochre, brown, red, pink and black on ungrounded paper. Pattern number partially cut off, either 101 or 707.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 36 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.909A-C

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
foliage
stripes
dots

Period/Style

Floral