Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-291420

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 a scrolling floral vine pattern printed in pink on a metallic gold background. The borders are edged with pink and purple stripes. Roller-printed in pink, purple and metallic gold on gray ground. The paper is embossed with a small-scale cord pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"136" (printed)

Pattern No.

136

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1004

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral Vine
Scroll
Stylized Flowers

Period/Style

Floral