Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290111

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Stylized yellow and red flowers grow upward against peach background. Black and olive stripes run along upper edge of border. Black band with a red Greek key pattern runs along the lower edge of the border. The flower leaves spill over the lower band. Upper portion of the border is roller-printed in peach, black, red, orange, green, yellow, ochre on olive stripe. Lower band is roller-printed in black on red stripe. Paper between borders is ungrounded. Pattern number "106" or "901" printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"106" or "901" (Pattern Number - uncertain orientation.)

Pattern No.

106 901

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 15 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.917

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Foliage
Greek Fret
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral