Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-291414

Description

Fragment of a roll of uncut wallpaper borders. The fragment is printed with two borders, a third border is missing. Each border consists of a wide center band with stylized floral vine pattern in tan on metallic gold background. Flanking the center band are two narrow bands, one with a geometric diamond pattern and the other with dashes. Both are printed in two shades of brown on metallic gold. Roller-printed in two browns, tan and metallic gold on olive ground. The paper is embossed with a woven texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 7/8 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1001

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral vine
Diamonds
Dashes
Stripes

Period/Style

Floral