Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290305

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral vine and berry pattern. Central band of stylized flower on vine with berries in metallic copper and gold on red background. The central band is edged by rows of half-circles. Gold and brown stripes run along the upper and lower edges of the border. Roller-printed in metallic copper, metallic gold, red and brown on olive ground. "119 AG" stamped and "65-80" handwritten on verso.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"119 / AG" (Pattern number?)
"65-80" (Blue pencil. Pattern number?)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 x 23 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.936

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flower
Vine
Berries
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral
Aesthetic