Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-291301

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper border corners. The paper is printed with two corners per roll width. The fragment has six complete and two partial corners. The corners are printed with a dense floral border of white daisies, pink morning glories, violet cornflowers and wheat shafts. Roller-printed in white, three grays, four greens, yellow, gold, brown, three pinks and three shades of violet on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

35 1/4 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.988

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

daisies
morning glories
cornflowers
wheat shafts

Period/Style

Floral