Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-290374

Description

Three fragments of wallpaper border with doily and flower pattern. White doilies with pink dots overlap across the top of the border. Alternating red and blue flowers with green leaves repeat along the bottom. There is a pink background between the doilies and the flowers. A metallic silver background, below the flowers. Roller-printed in white, red, two pinks, two blues, yellow, green, black and metallic silver on ungrounded paper. Paper is embossed with pebble texture. Fragments of sidewall paper are still attached. The sidewall is a pale pink paper with small white pindots and narrow white stripes with floral pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.949A-C

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Doily

Period/Style

Floral