Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1906

GUSN

GUSN-273456

Description

Fragment of embossed wallpaper from the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Rose bouquet block-printed in cream, two shades of tan, brown and metallic gold on a dark red ground with light red stripe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
Wallpaper

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.134

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Red

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

floral

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rose
foliate
stripe

Period/Style

Stripe
Sprig