This item consists of 2 Linocut Abstract Borders which have been hand cut. Linocut is a printmaking technique in which a sheet of linoleum is used for a relief surface. The linoleum is sometimes mounted on wood but, for the two borders shown here, is mounted on stiffened burlap.A design is cut using a sharp knife, V-shaped chisel or gouge and then printed either by hand or on a printing press. The black and white border measures 8" long by 1.5" wide and has a pattern created from a variety of different triangles. The greenish-yellow border measures about 9.5" long by 1.625" wide and has a pattern created with irregular geometric forms. Maker and age of these borders is unknown. These 2 Linocut Abstract Borders have been used but are in very good condition with no signs of damage.