Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-290349

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with stylized floral vine pattern. Border has a green outer stripe and inner band of pink leaves against gold glitter at the upper and lower edges. The center band is a stylized floral vine. Large flowers with pink and green petals are joined by vines with pink and green leaves. The flowers and vine are surrounded by gold glitter dots in different sizes. Roller-printed in pale green, pale pink, ochre and gold glitter on white ground. Pattern number "2372" printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
glitter
Aesthetic Movement
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"2372" (pattern number)
"a border paper" (Not written by Dorothy Waterhouse)

Pattern No.

2372

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.940

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
Vine
Leaves
Dots
Stripes

Period/Style

Aesthetic
Floral