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2001.281.1040 (RS196719)

Description

Rolled fragment of large-scale damask wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Embossed pattern of large flower framed by scrolling leaves. The pattern has an embossed ribbed texture. Taupe colored ground. "496" is embossed in the selvedge. "G 496 C " and "Made in Germany" is stamped on the back of the paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"496" (embossed)
"G 496 C" (Pattern number)
"Made in Germany" (stamped)
Location of origin
Germany
Associated Building
Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA).
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
damask
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A. H. Davenport
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
41 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1040
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291682

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
Flower
Leaves
Period/Style
Damask
Floral
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern No.
496
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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