Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1900

GUSN

GUSN-291415

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders (2001.281.1002.1) printed with six borders (two sets of three) and partial roll of single cut border (2001.281.1002.2) in the same pattern. Each border consists of an upper band of narrow stripes in browns and metallic gold; a wide center band of stylized floral vine in purple against black; and a lower band with elements imitating architectural molding including bead and reel stripe, sold stripes and ribbed stripes. Block-printed in three purples, black, metallic gold and three browns on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1002.1-.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Floral Vine
Architectural Molding
Bead and Reel