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2001.281.147 (RS182221)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Pattern of birds pearched on trailing oak tree branches among leaves and acorns. Block-printed in greens, blues, browns, pinks, yellow and gray on white satin ground. Straight match.

Details

Maker
A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Date
1890-1910
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States; France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Possibly France
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 3/8 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.147
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273533
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1981.138 Relationship same pattern and colorway

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
birds
oak
leaves
acorn
Design Technique
Polished
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 1/2, print width 18 1/4 (inches)
Design Technique
Polished

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