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2005.2.7.1-.27 (RS198420)

Description

Fragments of embossed leather paper. Scrolling foliate design with exotic flowers, fruit, bird and dragon. Metallic green, yellow, and orange on bronze ground. Two fragments [.1 and .2] removed from behind wall sconces still retain original colors. Remaining fragments are in various stages of fading. Fragment (.1) has winged dragon and part of bird head and wing, pears. Fragment (.2) has flowers and oranges.

Details

Maker
Possibly Scott, G. Gilbert (George Gilbert), 1839-1897 (Designer)
Date
1880-1885
Location of origin
Possibly England; Boston, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original To Second Harrison Gray Otis House. Original location Second Harrison Gray Otis House.
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.2.7.1-.27
GUSN
103297

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