Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-293258

Description

Rolled fragment of uncut wallpaper border corner. One complete corner is visible with floral spray framed by outer border of foliate scrolls and inner border of c-scrolls and beads. Block-printed in brown, tan, cream and metallic gold on light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1153

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Gilt

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Corner
Architectural Molding
Foliate Scrolls
c-scrolls
beads
Floral spray

Period/Style

NeoClassical