Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-292238

Description

Partial roll of cut wallpaper border from Bath, Maine. Scrolling, stylized floral vine embossed with basket-weave pattern. Upper and lower bands of stylized flower with leaves embossed with narrow ribbed pattern. The pattern is outlined and highlighted with block-printed metallic gold on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs Trott / Bath Me." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

11 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1085

Places

Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
Floral Vine

Period/Style

Floral