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2001.281.1035 (RS196729)

Description

Rolled fragment of embossed wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Pattern of large stylized flowering vine. The pedals, leaves and stems are printed and embossed with a variety of geometric patterns. The background areas of the pattern are embossed with a ribbed texture. Block-printed in metallic gold, white, gray and two greens on green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1916
Inscriptions
"bak" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA).
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A. H. Davenport
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
16 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1035
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291670

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Floral Vine
Geometric patterns
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 5/8 (inches)

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