Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-273419

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper from Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale stylized palmette and floral pattern. Roller-printed in brown, orange, and green on yellow ground. Embossed with numberous small geometric patterns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

42 3/4 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.128

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

palmette
flower
floral
circles
squares