Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290286

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with geometric bands. Central band of fretwork in light and dark brown. Upper and lower bands in metallic gold and light brown include outer stripe with dashes, a row of dots and a geometric pattern with diamonds and arches. Roller-printed in metallic gold and brown on light brown ground. Paper is embossed with woven texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

3 1/8 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.932

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

Fretwork
Fret
Dots
Diamonds
Dashes
Stripes

Period/Style

Geometric