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2001.281.126.1 (RS185494)

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper from Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Central shield medallion flanked by griffin. Design also includes pod-like floral garland, acanthus leaves and scrolls. Paper has a dark copper ground. Pattern is either printed or stenciled in light copper and silver.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
(Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1900
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States; 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
41 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.126.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273414
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.126.2AB

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
griffin
medallion
acanthus leaf
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 1/4 (inches)

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