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2001.281.145 (RS185287)

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Palm leaves and tulips in the Art Nouveau style on a background of horizontal stripes. Pebble embossed paper roller-printed in green and three browns on a bronze ground.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Liberty Papers (Manufacturer)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"LIBERTY PAPERS" (Logo)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States; 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
35 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.145
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273528

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
palm leaves
tulips
stripe
Period/Style
Art Nouveau
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/4, print width 17 1/2 (inches)

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