Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1930-1950

GUSN

GUSN-290450

Description

Four fragments of wallpaper border. Narrow border with center band of grisaille rosettes. Black, white and rose stripes run along upper edge of border. Red, white and rose colored stripes run along lower edge. Roller-printed in black, white, rose and two grays on light gray ground. Paper surface embossed with ribbed texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.953A-D

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural Molding
Rosette
Stripes

Period/Style

Geometric