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2001.281.132 (RS185297)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper embossed in low-relief from the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Damask floral pattern roller-printed in cream and tan on a dark mauve ground. The paper's embossed texture and pattern immitate the look of a textile. \n

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"7080 DQ / $1.25" (handwritten)
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 1/4 x 19 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.132
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273454

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral
textile
damask
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Floral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 7/8 (inches)

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