Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-290093

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Red flowers and grasses mingle with pale green foliage and flowers with red centers on olive ground. Upper and lower edges decorated with undulating maroon and pale green lines and outer maroon stripe. Block-printed in maroon, dark orange, white, yellow and pale green on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"A. W. P. M. A. [Logo] / 2388" (American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo and pattern number )

Pattern No.

2388

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 14 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.910

Date

1880-1887 (American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
foliage
grasses
stripes

Period/Style

Floral