Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290100

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Pink and red flowers with green foliage on light olive ground. Flowers grow upward from a band of maroon and black circles with stylized flower centers running along the lower edge of the border. The upper edge is decorated with a row of dots and outer black stripe. Roller-printed in black, maroon, pink, fuschia, tan, brown, and three greens on light olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 5/8 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.911

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Fowers
foliage
Circles
Dots
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral