Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-291586

Description

Two fragments of rolled wallpaper border with a pattern of gold quatrefoil figures against black flocking. Gray and orange elongated trefoil or diamond figures extend from either side of the quatrefoils printed on the black flocking. Gold stripes run along the top and bottom of the border. Block-printed in metallic gold, orange, brown and black flocking on light peach ground. The flocking is overprinted in gray and orange.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"5031" (Possible pattern number.)

Pattern No.

5031

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

32 1/2 x 2 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1023AB

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

Quatrefoil
Diamond
Trefoil

Period/Style

NeoClassical