Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290254

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Red and gold pansies and grass grow upward on a textured, metallic gold background. Flowers appear to grow from behind a chevron band that runs along lower edge of border. A single brown band runs along upper edge. Roller-printed in three browns, tan, two reds, three greens and black on metallic gold ground. Paper is embossed with a pebble texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.928

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Pansies
Grasses

Period/Style

Floral