Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290128

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Dark red flowers and berries with green foliage against a pale blue background. Flowers grow from behind and spill over two bands running along the lower edge of the border. The uppermost of these two bands is olive with ochre pin dots; the lower band is ochre. Both bands are edged with black stripes. A black stripe also runs along the upper edge of the border. Roller-printed in black, pale blue, ochre, two olives, two reds on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 5/8 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.920

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
pin dots

Period/Style

Floral