Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290297

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper border. Scrolling floral pattern with vertical striping in red flocking on metallic gold background. Pattern imitates woven textile. Ungrounded paper with embossed diamond texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

5 3/4 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.934

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Scroll
Floral

Period/Style

Imitation textile