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2001.281.1037 (RS196717)

Description

Rolled fragment of large-scale floral medallion wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley, Hills, Massachusetts. Urn filled with flowers is framed by a medallion of flowers and ribbon. Roller-printed in light yellow on liquid mica aqua ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1916
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A. H. Davenport
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 1/4 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1037
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291677
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1981.173 Relationship Same wallpaper pattern and color.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Urn
Ribbon
Bow Knot
Tassles
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 26 3/8, repeat width 20 3/4, print width 20 3/4 (inches)

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