Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-292081

Description

Partial roll of uncut wallpaper borders produced by the Robert Graves Co., New York. Two borders per roll width. Borders have a pattern of panels with rectangular cartouche framing flower figure and topped with a palmette. Roller-printed in white, blue-gray, gray and four browns on tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"5995 / K / THE ROBERT GRAVES CO." (printed)
"Victorian - mid 19th century / etc. / many from Salem, Cape Cod, Maine, etc - / I have checked them all + / they can be filed. Not that interesting. (handwritten)
"Almost all late / papers - Victorian, etc / I have checked them / + must press them + put / together in a folder of / later papers"

Pattern No.

5995

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Mosher Farm,

Maker

Robert Graves Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1071

Places

Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
New York City (New York state)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural Molding
Ashlar
Stylized flower
Palmette