Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885-1870

GUSN

GUSN-291446

Description

Roll of two uncut wallpaper borders with pattern imitating architectural molding. Each border consists of two distinct pattern bands. The upper band, printed in browns and metallic gold, has a pattern of repeating shell figures. The lower band, printed in blues and white, has a pattern of vertical dashes and dots. Roller-printed in metallic gold, two browns, white and two blues on tan ground. The paper is embossed with a cord pattern parallel to the printed pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
moldings and molding components: architectural
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1012

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural molding
Shells