Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-273533

Description

Fragment of wallpaper once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Pattern of birds pearched on trailing oak tree branches among leaves and acorns. Block-printed in greens, blues, browns, pinks, yellow and gray on white satin ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1981.138

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States; France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 3/8 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.147

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
United States
Possibly France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Polished

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

birds
oak
leaves
acorn