Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290294

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral pattern. Two stylized floral figures in red, olive and blue alternate across metallic gold central band. Olive bands with small blue dashes and light green crosses run across upper and lower edges of the border. Roller-printed in olive, light green, blue, black, two browns, red and metallic gold on ungrounded paper. Paper is embossed with woven texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.933

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral