Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-273418

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper from Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale floral and foliate pattern. Pattern is iridenscent silver on mauve ground with background stenciled in green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
(Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Europe

Dimensions

50 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.127

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Probably

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lavender

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Floral

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flower
floral
foliate