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2001.281.136 (RS182219)

Description

Fragment of embossed wallpaper from the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale "Hydrangea" pattern roller-printed in pastel blue, green, yellow, tan, white, pink and metallic gold on cream ground.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1880-1906
Inscriptions
"HYDRANGEA / 208" (printed)
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
16 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.136
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273458

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral
hydrangea
Period/Style
Art Nouveau
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
Hydrangea
Pattern No.
208
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 (inches)

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