Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1930-1950

GUSN

GUSN-290444

Description

Two fragments of wallpaper border . Narrow border with grisaille center band depicting a rod with ribbon wrapping around it on white background stripe. Between each fold of ribbon are three beads. Flanking the center band are stripes of metallic silver, yellow, white bead and reel, and dark gray. The border is roller-printed in two grays, white, metallic silver, and yellow on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
grisaille
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.951AB

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural Molding
Bead and Reel
Stripes

Period/Style

Geometric