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2001.281.143 (RS185292)

Description

Partial roll of textile pattern wallpaper once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Paper is embossed with low-relief pattern to enhance textile appearance. Floral and foliate tapestry pattern that success imitates woven textile. Paper is embossed with low-relief pattern to enhance woven appearance. Block-printed in gray-blue and metallic gold on dark gray ground.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1890-1920
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)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
41 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.143
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273520

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
floral
foliate
tapestry
textile
Period/Style
Textile
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Tapestry
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 11 1/8, print width 18 3/4 (inches)

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