Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-290358

Description

Two fragments of rose wallpaper border with trimmed edge. Large pink and red roses and foliage on a white background. The lower edges of the border have been trimmed around the rose pattern. A black geometric band made up of circles, dashes and c-scrolls runs along the upper edge of the border. Block-printed in black, three pinks, two reds, lilac, four greens and gray on white ground. Fragment (A) is the end of a roll. "RCo[?] 787" printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

787

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.942AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
Geomtric

Period/Style

Floral