Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-290361

Description

Fragments of gimp wallpaper border. Narrow blue and tan border with pattern resembling a gimp braid. Block-printed in two tans, two browns and three blues on white ground. "10 [cent symbol]" written on verso of Fragment (A).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
gimp (braided trimming)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"10[cent symbol]" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.944A-D

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gimp
Braid

Period/Style

Imitation textile