Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290171

Description

Fragment of two uncut floral wallpaper borders. Stylized maroon, orange and yellow flowers and leaves on black ground. Band with yellow dots and dashes and maroon squares runs along upper edge of border. Single yellow stripe at lower edge. Roller-printed in two yellows, maroon and orange on black ground. Pattern number "1513" printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"1513" (Pattern number.)

Pattern No.

1513

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.924

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Stylized leaves

Period/Style

Floral