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2001.281.129 (RS185495)

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper from Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale ogee fretwork with stylized acanthus leaf. Gold ground with design elements stenciled in copper, red, and dark brown.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"$5.00 per Roll / $5.00" (handwritten)
"70858M / Ahl(?)" (pattern number? Word or letters undetermined.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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
27 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.129
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273421

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
ogee
acanthus leaf
Design Technique
Stenciled
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 3/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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