Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-273413

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper from Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Pattern has central rose medallion flanked by winged female figures reaching for grape clusters. Also includes pheonix, floral garlands and ribbon. Paper ground is dark copper with pattern stenciled in gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Maker

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Retailer)
(Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Europe

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

49 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.125

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rose
medallion
female figures
grapes
pheonix
floral
swag
ribbon
bow