Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-291560

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of undulating gimp ribbon wrapped with beaded cord. The border is flocked with green felt except for the tan cord figure and the pink center of the gimp ribbon. The lower edge of the border has been cut along the pattern to create a scalloped edge. Block-printed in white, tan, brown, two pinks, and green flocking on polished white ground. The flocking is overprinted in light green and black. The fragment includes the end of the roll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 7/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1019

Places

Possibly France

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

Gimp
Ribbon
Cord
Bead

Period/Style

Imitation textile