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1988.67A-E (RS201280)

Description

Fragments of leather wallcovering from Boston, Massachusetts. Pebble embossed leather with a pattern of scrolling foliage, flowers, dragonflies, bees, birds, and dracontines. Stenciled in red, green and blue on gilt ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1882
1882 - year room was added
Associated Building
Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, Second House (Boston, Mass.), Dining Room.
Material
embossed wall coverings
leather
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
leather
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
75 7/8 x 25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.67A-E
GUSN
179308

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Leather
Decor Motif
birds
dracontine
butterflies
scrolling foliage
dragonflies
flowers
fruit
Design Technique
Stenciled
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Wallpaper
Paper Finish
Embossed
Gilt
State
Original
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 30 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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