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2001.281.125 (RS185492)

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper from Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Pattern has central rose medallion flanked by winged female figures reaching for grape clusters. Also includes pheonix, floral garlands and ribbon. Paper ground is dark copper with pattern stenciled in gold.

Details

Maker
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Retailer)
(Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1900
Location of origin
Europe
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
49 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.125
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273413

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
rose
medallion
female figures
grapes
pheonix
floral
swag
ribbon
bow
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 7/8, print width 18 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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