Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-291616

Description

Rolled wallpaper border. Narrow border with sprig and leaf pattern block-printed in gray, black and green varnish on light yellow ground. Black, gray and green varnish stripes run along top and bottom edges of border. Laid paper, partial sheets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
laid paper
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

1 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1031

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Varnished

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sprig
Leaf
Stripes

Period/Style

Sprig