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2001.281.144 (RS182220)

Description

Fragment of Australian "Mexatin" brand wall covering once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Imitation silk damask with embossed moiré stripe pattern in burnt orange. Surface may be thin fabric bonded to paper backing.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
"METAXIN / YORICK" (Square logos on either side of text)
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
20 1/2 x 22 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.144
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273522
Reference Notes
Describes another Metaxin paper from A.H. Davenport stock.
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1981.104 Relationship Also Metaxin.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1985.848 Relationship same paper, also from Waterhouse

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Metaxin
Decor Motif
stripe
damask
textile
Moiré
Period/Style
Damask
Textile
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
Yorick
State
Original
Theme
Damask
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 11/16 (inches)

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