Wall covering

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1885

GUSN

GUSN-103297

Description

Fragments of embossed leather paper. Scrolling foliate design with exotic flowers, fruit, bird and dragon. Metallic green, yellow, and orange on bronze ground. Two fragments [.1 and .2] removed from behind wall sconces still retain original colors. Remaining fragments are in various stages of fading. Fragment (.1) has winged dragon and part of bird head and wing, pears. Fragment (.2) has flowers and oranges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Second Harrison Gray Otis House,

Additional Identification Number

3025

Maker

Possibly Scott, G. Gilbert (George Gilbert), 1839-1897 (Designer)

Location of Origin

Possibly England; Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

20 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

2005.2.7.1-.27