Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290125

Description

Fragment of uncut floral wallpaper border. Fragment includes one border and partial second border. Single border has upper and lower bands with stylized turning leaf and dot pattern roller-printed in light tan and brown. Wide central band has a pattern of stylized flowers in browns and olives with small accent flowers in bright fuschia. A single flower figure repeats, alternating orientation face up and down. The flowers are highlighted with yellow dots and shaded with brown. Roller-printed in yellow, light tan, two olives, five browns, and fuschia on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"1416" (Pattern number.)

Pattern No.

1416

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 29 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.919

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

stylized flowers
foliage
Leaves

Period/Style

Floral