Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-291286

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper border corners. The paper is printed with two corners per roll width. The fragment has four complete corners. The corners depict pink roses and their foliage wrapped to a gold bar by winding yellow ribbon. Block-printed in white, two grays, three greens, tan, two shades of cream, two pinks, red, two yellows and mustard brown on white polished ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.982

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.987

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Roses
Foliage
Bar
Ribbon

Period/Style

Floral