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Fragment of unused medallion wallpaper from Portland, Maine. Acanthus leaves form heart-shaped medallions radiating c-scrolls from the sides and a fan of flowers from the top. The paper is embossed with nautilus spirals and is roller-printed in two shades of peach, brown and metallic gold on ochre ground.
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
medallions (ornament areas)
"3178 / The ROBERT GRAVES Co. [text in banner logo]" (handwritten)
"To Dorothy Waterhouse / from Reg Wilson (Portland)" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Robert Graves Co. (Manufacturer)
New York, New York, United States
17 3/8 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1890-1910 (manufacturer's dates)