Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-273421

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper from Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale ogee fretwork with stylized acanthus leaf. Gold ground with design elements stenciled in copper, red, and dark brown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"$5.00 per Roll / $5.00" (handwritten)
"70858M / Ahl(?)" (pattern number? Word or letters undetermined.)

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

27 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.129

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

ogee
acanthus leaf