Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1887

GUSN

GUSN-290105

Description

Three fragments with two uncut rows of floral wallpaper border. Yellow and red flowers with green foliage grow upward against yellow background. Brown and black stripes along upper edge of the border. Brown band with dot and dash pattern runs along lower edge of border. Flowers spill over lower band. Roller-printed in black, two browns, two yellows, ochre, three greens, orange and dark red on white ground. Selvedge printed with "A. W. P. M. A." logo and pattern number "109".

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"A. W. P. M. A. [logo] / 109" (American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo / pattern number 109)
"rented house" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

109

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

People and Organizations

American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887)

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

5 3/8 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.914A-C

Date

1880-1887 (Active period of American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association.)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
foliage
stripes
dots

Period/Style

Floral