Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290260

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Stylized red tulips, yellow daisies and green ivy vine grow against metallic gold background. Brown and black band runs along upper edge of border. Roller-printed in metallic gold, two reds, pale yellow, green, black and brown on gray ground. Paper embossed with woven texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"774 / G" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.930

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Tulips
Daisies
Ivy

Period/Style

Floral