Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-291601

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Pattern of two alternating green, red and blue medallions on white background. One medallion is a quatrefoil formed by interlocked green oval rings with red and dark blue interior. The second medallion is oblong, formed by green scrolls, red interior with dark blue quatrefoil around green circle at the center. Green bands with blue dots run along the top and bottom of the border. Block-printed in two greens, red and dark blue on polished white ground. End-of-roll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1026

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Quatrefoil
Circle
Panels
Scrolls

Period/Style

Medallion