Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-291614

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Stylized floral border consisting of two bands. The wider upper band is printed with an undulating red floral vine with light blue leaves and scrolling branches with yellow flowers and dark green leaves on a bright orange background. The narrow lower band is printed with small blue segmented circles on a black stripe with yellow edges. Roller-printed in red, light blue, yellow, dark green, orange and black on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

2 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1029

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
Floral Vine
Stripes
Circles

Period/Style

Floral