Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-291615

Description

Fragment of narrow rolled wallpaper border. Pattern imitating architectural molding with gold joined diamond figures against gray background. Metallic gold and brown stripes run along the top and bottom of the border. Block-printed in metallic gold, two grays, peach, dark orange and brown on light yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
moldings and molding components: architectural
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

23 1/2 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1030

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural Molding
Diamonds
Stripes