Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290109

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Naturalistic red and yellow flowers, possibly dahlias, over an upper band of yellow and a lower band of black. Lower band is embellished with rows of small red diamonds at upper and lower edges. A narrow black stripe runs along upper edge of the border. Roller-printed in two yellows, three reds, ochre, two greens and black on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.916

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

Dahlia
Flowers
Foliage
diamonds
stripes

Period/Style

Floral