Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-290455

Description

Three fragments of trailing floral vine wallpaper border. Pink flowers grow from a blue-green vine over a yellow background. Blue, green and black stripes run along upper edge of border. A band of blue with green vertical stripes runs along lower border. Block printed in green, black, two pinks and red on blue ground. Handmade paper in partial sheets. Fragments (A) and (B) have been lined and were used. Fragment (C) is unused.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 x 37 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1950.M23A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Vine
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral