Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290179

Description

Fragment of two uncut floral wallpaper borders. Red and white flowers with green foliage and yellow grasses on black ground. Flowers and foliage grow from behind and spill over bands of yellow and maroon running along the lower edge of the border. Single yellow stripe runs along upper edge. Roller-printed in two yellows, maroon, orange, white and two greens on black ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.926

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

Flowers
Leaves
Grasses

Period/Style

Floral