Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-290368

Description

Fragment of red wallpaper border. Wide border with pattern of oval medallions with stylized floral figures joined by festoons of dots and curling scrolls. Background pattern of stylized flowers framed by arches and floating pink circles. Roller-printed in red, pink, metallic gold and green on red ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
medallions (ornament areas)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 3/4 x 34 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.947

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Medallions
Stylized flowers
Scrolls
Festoons
stripes
circles

Period/Style

Medallion
Floral