Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290106

Description

Five matching fragments of floral wallpaper border. Pattern of red flowers with green foliage on yellow background. Flowers grow from behind, and hang over, a black band with yellow dot and dash pattern along border's lower edge. Double yellow stripes run along border's upper edge. Roller-printed in two yellows, four reds, brown, ochre, olive and black on light olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 15 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.915A-E

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

Flowers
Foliage
Stripes
Dots

Period/Style

Floral