Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290165

Description

Fragment of five uncut floral wallpaper borders. Pattern of pink water lilies, cattails, white flowers and green foliage on light green ground. Flowers and foliage grow from behind and spill over a red band with black circle and dot pattern running along the bottom edge of the border. Ochre stripe and stripe of black dots runs along upper edge of the border. Roller-printed in black, two reds, pink, brown, ochre, two greens and white on light green 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

15 1/2 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.922

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lt. Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Cattails
Water Lilies
Foliage
Cicles
Dots
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral