Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290180

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Red flowers and green foliage on black background. Flowers and foliage grow from behind and spill over a band of gold and maroon half circles and stripes on olive ground running along lower edge of border. Narrower border of gold and maroon half-circles and stripes on olive ground runs along upper edge of border. Roller-printed in maroon, metallic gold, black, red, orange and green on olive ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.927

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Foliage
Half-circles
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral