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2001.281.126.2AB (RS185497)

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 is printed or stenciled in red, orange, two tans, dark brown, and two greens on a brown ground and is varnished. (A) refers to partial roll. (B) is an unprinted and unembossed fragment from the end of the roll.\n

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Manufacturer)
(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
40 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.126.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273416
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.126.1 Relationship Same pattern, different colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
griffin
medallion
floral
swag
acanthus leaves
scroll
Design Technique
Varnished
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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