Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-291336

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper borders. The paper is printed with six borders per roll width. Each border consists of a band of pink and white daisies topping a band of gathered or pleated light gray ribbon. The upper background of the border is white, the lower background is pink with a gray stripe along the bottom edge. The pattern name "The Little Daisy Border" is printed in the selvedge. Roller-printed in white, four grays, five greens, two pinks and two browns on polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"THE-LITTLE-DAISY-BORDER" (Pattern name.)

Pattern

The Little Daisy Border

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.997

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Daisies
Ribbon

Period/Style

Floral
Imitation textile