Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-291303

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper border corners. The paper is printed with two corners per roll width. The fragment is printed with three complete and two partial corners. The corners are T-shaped and depict naturalistic green ivy growing over a gray tree trunk. Roller-printed in white, four grays and four greens on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.989

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Ivy
Tree Trunk

Period/Style

Foliate