Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290311

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with anthemion pattern. Central band with large anthemion figures in white and brown over olive and ochre background. Pink band with white dots and dashes runs along upper edge of border. Pink band with white dots, dashes and stylized flowers runs along lower edge of border. Roller-printed in white, pink, olive, ochre and brown on tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Neoclassical
anthemion
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

7 3/8 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.937

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Anthemion
Dots
Dashes
Stripes
Scrolls

Period/Style

NeoClassical
Aesthetic