Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-290370

Description

Fragment of grapevine wallpaper border. Wide border with naturalistic grape vine and large, purple clusters of grapes. The vine is on a background pattern of small dashes imitating woven fabric. Running along the top of the border are narrow green and tan stripes. Running along the bottom of the border is a green bead and reel stripe and narrow tan, green and black stripes. Roller-printed in two greens, tan, brown, purple, red, two pinks and black on light tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
fruit
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 x 25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.948

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Grapes
Vine
Fabric
Bead and Reel
Stripes

Period/Style

Foliate