Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1915

GUSN

GUSN-283670

Description

Wallpaper fragment from a home on Wellington Street, South Boston, Massachusetts. Art Nouveau style wallpaper with large-scale stylized floral with scrolling foliage pattern. Embossed floral pattern on bronze ground. The pattern interior is further embossed with fine diagonal striations. The background is embossed with the same striation pattern in opposite diagonal. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To 4 Wellington Street (South End, Boston, MA),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

49 1/2 x 17 15/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.303

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragments

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
scroll
Leaves

Period/Style

Art Nouveau