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2001.281.134 (RS185291)

Description

Fragment of embossed wallpaper from the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Rose bouquet block-printed in cream, two shades of tan, brown and metallic gold on a dark red ground with light red stripe.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1880-1906
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.134
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273456

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
rose
foliate
stripe
Period/Style
Stripe
Sprig
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
floral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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