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2001.281.137A-C (RS185431)

Description

Partial roll (A) and fragments (B and C) of Japanese Leather Paper from the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale embossed pattern of lush fruits, flowers, vines, birds and ogee ribbon. Stenciled in red with gold ground.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Probably Rottman & Co. (Importer)
Date
1883-1916
Inscriptions
"Beautiful Japanese embossed which arrived in U.S.A. in 1850's" ((date is incorrect))
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
36 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.137A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273460

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Japanese Leather
Decor Motif
fruit
flowers
bird
grapes
apples
vine
ogee
pomegranutes
Design Technique
Stenciled
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 40 1/2, print width 35 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Stenciled

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