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2001.281.1044 (RS196375)

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Large-scale medallion pattern formed by a floral bouquet framed by a foliate wreath. Between each large medallions is a smaller floral wreath. The entire paper is covered with brown flocking, the pattern in higher relief than the ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1916
Associated Building
Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA).
Material
flocking
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
flocking
floral patterns
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A. H. Davenport
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
38 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1044
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291774

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
Floral wreaths
Foliate wreaths
Floral bouquet
Medallions
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 28, print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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