Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1975-1900

GUSN

GUSN-291323

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper borders. The paper is printed with eight borders (two sets of four) per roll width. The border pattern is an undulating stylized vine with leaves and berries. Checkered bands run along the edges of each border. Block-printed in green and dark green on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"25620" (Pattern number)

Pattern No.

25620

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

34 3/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.993

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Vine
Leaves
Berries

Period/Style

Foliate
Aesthetic