Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-291318

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 six complete corners. The corners are printed in an architectural molding pattern with scrolling acanthus leaf figures, rosettes, ribbon and beads and single row beads. Block-printed in white, two grays and four pinks on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
moldings and molding components: architectural
Wallpaper

Inscription

"1880-1890" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

30 3/4 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.992

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.991

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Acanthus Leaves
Rosettes
Beads
Ribbon
scrolls

Period/Style

NeoClassical