Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-291591

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of laurel branches tied with blue ribbon against flocked maroon. Upper band of gold stripes, lower band of gold and brown pointed arches. Block-printed in metallic gold, brown, ochre, three blues and maroon flocking on pale ochre ground. The flocking is overprinted in dark red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

2 1/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1025

Places

Probably France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Laurel branches
Ribbon
Stripes
Arches

Period/Style

NeoClassical
Foliate