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2001.281.304 (RS183409)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper from a home on Wellington Street, South Boston, Massachusetts. Art Nouveau style floral damask embossed on dark bronze ground. Flowers and stems form an ogee pattern. The pattern is embossed on a dark bronze ground. The pattern's embossed outline resembles stitching and its interior is embossed with fine diagonal ribbing. The background is embossed with ribbing in the opposite diagonal and horizontal.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1915
Inscriptions
"Wellington / Main Parlors / Second Paper" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To 4 Wellington Street (South End, Boston, MA), Parlor.
Material
embossed wall coverings
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
29 1/2 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.304
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283673

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral
ogee
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 6 7/8 (inches)

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