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2001.281.1041 (RS196690)

Description

Rolled fragment of large-scale damask wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Embossed pattern with multiple stylized flowers, including tulips, flowing from and around a stylized bowl on a stand. Large undulating trellis figures wrapped with grape vines form ogee pattern. Floral elements are embossed with multiple textures and roller-printed in pale peach and pink. The background is embossed with a vertical ribbed texture and printed with fine horizontal striping. Rose colored ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1916
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
26 1/2 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1041
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291683

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Tulips
Grape Vine
Bowl
Trellis
Ogee
Period/Style
Damask
Floral
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 7/8, print width 21 (inches)

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