Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-291564

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of alternating stylized shell and flower figures block-printed in yellow and brown above a band of green flocking overprinted with clover and fretwork pattern in green and black. Narrow yellow and brown stripes run along the bottom of the border. Block-printed in yellow, brown and green flocking on peach ground. Flocking is overprinted in light green and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1020

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Peach

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Shell
Stylized Flower
Clover
Trefoil
Fretwork