Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-291566

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border. Pattern imitates architectural molding. Medallion and stylized flower figures alternate along a band resembling chain-links. Block-printed in metallic gold, brown, peach and green flocking on ungrounded paper. Flocking is overprinted in light green 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

21 x 1 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1021

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallion
stylized flower
chain links
stripes

Period/Style

NeoClassical