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2001.281.1034 (RS196702)

Description

Rolled fragment of flocked wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Large-scale damask-style pattern roller-printed with green flocking on green ground. Floral damask-style pattern features a large, circular strapwork and floral medallion framing a floral spray. Off-set from the medallion are smaller floral bouquets in vases. The medallion and vase elements are joined by draping floral swags. The paper is embossed with a horizontal ribbed texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1916
Inscriptions
"Flock etc / from Chellis Estate" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA).
Material
embossed wall coverings
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
damask
embossed wall coverings
flocking
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1034
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291661

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Medallion
Floral
Trophies
Swags
Vases
Bouquets
Spray
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Damask
Floral Medallion
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 24, repeat width 18 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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