Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290265

Description

Fragment of floral wallpaper border. Stylized flowers on a metallic gold background grow up from behind a band with geometric pattern running along lower edge of the border. Single black and brown band runs along upper edge. Roller-printed in black, two browns, red, blue, peach, pink and metallic gold on olive 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

6 1/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.931

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Geomtric patterns

Period/Style

Floral