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2001.281.303 (RS183420)

Description

Wallpaper fragment from a home on Wellington Street, South Boston, Massachusetts. Art Nouveau style wallpaper with large-scale stylized floral with scrolling foliage pattern. Embossed floral pattern on bronze ground. The pattern interior is further embossed with fine diagonal striations. The background is embossed with the same striation pattern in opposite diagonal. \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1915
Associated Building
Original To 4 Wellington Street (South End, Boston, MA).
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Art Nouveau
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
49 1/2 x 17 15/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.303
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283670

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
scroll
Leaves
Period/Style
Art Nouveau
Form
wall fragments
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2 (inches)

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