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2001.281.1042 (RS196700)

Description

Rolled fragment of embossed wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Embossed pattern with central strapwork shield figure with stylized leaves, flowers and feathers. The figure is topped by a strapwork heart and framed by a medallion of strapwork c-scrolls. Roller-printed in metallic gold on dark taupe 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
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A. H. Davenport
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
33 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1042
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291741
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1981.113 Relationship Same pattern. Ellis Collection.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
strapwork
Stylized flowers
Stylized leaves
Feathers
Heart
Medallion
C-Scrolls
Period/Style
Baroque
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 7/8, print width 18 5/8 (inches)

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