Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-291555

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border. Pattern imitates architectural molding with rosettes, paneling inlays, dental molding, and scrolling acanthus figures. Green flocked flowers and scalloped lower edge also incorporated into the pattern. Block-printed in brown, mustard, tan, gold leaf and green flocking on white ground. Flocking is overprinted in two greens and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
flocking
block printing (relief printing process)
moldings and molding components: architectural
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

37 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1018

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Rosettes
Inlay
Dental Molding
Acanthus
Scrolls
Flowers
Scallop edge

Period/Style

NeoClassical