Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-291447

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border with orange and maroon flowers and abstract geometric figures . Wide border with Anglo-Japanese style pattern roller-printed in brown, olive, tan, yellow, metallic gold, orange and red on black ground. The paper is embossed with a multi-directional hash mark pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"3 yrds" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 1/2 x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1013

Places

Probably United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Black

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
scrolls
strapwork
geometric patterns

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese