Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1882

GUSN

GUSN-179308

Description

Fragments of leather wallcovering from Boston, Massachusetts. Pebble embossed leather with a pattern of scrolling foliage, flowers, dragonflies, bees, birds, and dracontines. Stenciled in red, green and blue on gilt ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
leather
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, Second House (Boston, Mass.), Dining Room

Additional Identification Number

3161

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

75 7/8 x 25 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1988.67A-E

Date

1882 (1882 - year room was added)

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Wallpaper

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed
Gilt

Medium

Leather

Decor Motif

birds
dracontine
butterflies
scrolling foliage
dragonflies
flowers
fruit

Period/Style

Floral