Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1875-1885

GUSN

GUSN-291606

Description

Fragment of rolled wallpaper border. Geometric pattern featuring large paisley buta, or droplet-shaped figure, block-printed in metallic gold, orange and black on cream stripe. Darker bands of cream run along top and bottom of border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Persian styles
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

37 3/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1027

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Buta
Paisley
Geometric

Period/Style

Geometric
Aesthetic