Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1865

GUSN

GUSN-291584

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Dense pattern of naturalistic flowers and foliage against dark green flocked background. Part of the roll's bottom edge has been cut around the shape of the pattern, the rest of the roll remains uncut. The pattern is block-printed in three greens, four blues, two shades of violet, plum, red, yellow, orange, white, three pinks and dark green flocking on polished white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1022

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

Flowers
Foliage

Period/Style

Floral