Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-291589

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border with gold bead pattern. Alternating large and small gold beads against flocked maroon background. Bands of gold and brown stripes run along top and bottom edges of the border. Block printed in two browns and ochre with gold leaf and maroon flocking on white ground. The flocking is overprinted with black. Paper appears to be unused but dried and flaking sizing or glue is present on the back and selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

36 x 2 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1024

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

Beads
Circles
Stripes