Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290347

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border decorated in the Aethetic Movement style. Wide border with metallic gold and black tile pattern along upper and lower edges. Center band depicts bamboo shoots, branches of cherry blossoms and a gold moon with bats flying in front of it on olive background. Roller-printed in metallic gold, black, two reds, pale peach, dark olive, light olive and blue on olive ground. The paper is embossed with woven texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 3/8 x 13 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.938

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Bamboo
Cherry Blossoms
Bats
Moon
Tiles
Stripes

Period/Style

Aesthetic