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2001.281.302A-D (RS183390)

Description

Four wallpaper fragments from a house on Wellington Street in South Boston, Massachusetts. Art Nouveau style wallpaper with large-scale, stylized floral pattern. Roller-printed in red, green and black on a bronze ground. Paper is embossed with a wood grain pattern and varnished after printing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1915
Inscriptions
"Hall paper / (no other found)" (Written in pink highlighter?)
Associated Building
Original To 4 Wellington Street (South End, Boston, MA), Front Hall.
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
varnish
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Art Nouveau
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
varnish
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 3/16 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.302A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283654

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
floral
Design Technique
Varnished
Period/Style
Art Nouveau
Form
wall fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Varnished

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