Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-291335

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders. The roll is printed with six borders (two sets of three) per roll width. Each border consists of a band with a geometric pattern imitating architectural molding printed in metallic gold and shades of brown, a wide central band of solid black, and a third band of thin metallic gold and brown stripes. The borders are block-printed in metallic gold, three browns and black on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.996

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural Molding
Stripes

Period/Style

NeoClassical