Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-273454

Description

Fragment of wallpaper embossed in low-relief from the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Damask floral pattern roller-printed in cream and tan on a dark mauve ground. The paper's embossed texture and pattern immitate the look of a textile. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"7080 DQ / $1.25" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)

Dimensions

27 1/4 x 19 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.132

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lavender

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Floral

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral
textile
damask

Period/Style

Imitation textile