Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-291417

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders half the width of a full roll. The partial roll is printed with three borders. Each border has an upper and lower band imitating a bamboo stalk. The center band is a vine of ivy growing along an undulating stalk of bamboo on a background of black flocking. Block-printed in three browns, cream and yellow with gold leaf and black flocking on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

11 1/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1003

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Bamboo
Ivy
Vine

Period/Style

Foliate