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Unused sample. Pattern of scrolling vines and fruit embellished with serpents and winged dragons. Stenciled in dark red on gilt ground. Embossed and lacquered.
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Title Accession Number 1981.155
Title Accession Number 1961.371.1&2
27 3/4 x 36 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
Catherine Lynn's book has a photograph from an advertisement of the English firm Rottman, Strome and Co.'s Japanese Leather Papers that was originally published in the "Journal of Decorative Art" (April 1884). "Wallpaper in New England," pg. 243-245. fig
scrolling vines and fruit
winged dragons and serpents