Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-292851

Description

Two partial rolls of cornice or border wallpaper. The pattern, semi-circles framed by grisaille foliate scrolls against a background of blue and gold floral striped flocking, appears to be the top border or cornice of a set of matching panel papers. Block printed in three grays, pale green, metallic gold and blue flocking overprinted in blue on polished gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1110AB

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Grisaille
Foliate Scrolls
Stylized flowers
Stripes
Cornice
Folaite vine

Period/Style

Fresco paper