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2001.281.1038 (RS196692)

Description

Rolled fragment of large-scale damask wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley, Hills, Massachusetts. Central flower framed by scrolling leaves and separated by floral bouquets. Block printed in cream on blue mica ground. "H. H. MOTT. DES." printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
H. Scott Richmond & Co. (Manufacturer)
Mott, Henry H. (Designer)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"H. H. MOTT. DES" (printed)
"1870-1890" (handwritten)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
damask
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A. H. Davenport
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
53 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1038
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291678
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1969.3623 Relationship Probably American copy of English original (see 1981.148 and 2001.281.1038).
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1981.148 Relationship Same paper. English Original. Ellis Collection.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Scrolls
Bouquets
Period/Style
Damask
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 7/8, print width 21 (inches)

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