Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-273528

Description

Partial roll of embossed wallpaper once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Palm leaves and tulips in the Art Nouveau style on a background of horizontal stripes. Pebble embossed paper roller-printed in green and three browns on a bronze ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"LIBERTY PAPERS" (Logo)

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)
Liberty Papers (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States; United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

35 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.145

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

palm leaves
tulips
stripe

Period/Style

Art Nouveau