Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290257

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Stylized flowers, including bleeding hearts, pansies, and daylilies, grow from behind fence-like band running along bottom edge of border. A black band with brown dot and dash pattern runs along the upper edge. Roller-printed in metallic gold, brown, two blues, yellow, pink, white and olive on brown ground. Paper is embossed with woven 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 5/8 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.929

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Pansies
Bleeding Hearts
Daylilies

Period/Style

Floral