Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1906

GUSN

GUSN-273458

Description

Fragment of embossed wallpaper from the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Large scale "Hydrangea" pattern roller-printed in pastel blue, green, yellow, tan, white, pink and metallic gold on cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"HYDRANGEA / 208" (printed)

Pattern

Hydrangea

Pattern No.

208

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.136

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral
hydrangea

Period/Style

Art Nouveau