Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-291549

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of stylized flowers draped through and around white scrolls with strapwork on a background of red flocking. Bands of bead and reel pattern in gray run along upper and lower edges of the border. Block-printed in white, four grays, three greens, three blues, two lavenders, purple, two pinks, red, two oranges, yellow and red flocking on light blue ground. Flocking is overprinted in black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

32 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1017

Places

Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Strapwork
Scrolls

Period/Style

Floral