Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1916

GUSN

GUSN-291674

Description

Rolled fragment of floral wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts roller-printed in pastel colors on dark blue ground. Pattern of ogee lattice frame large stylized irises with foliage that forms a second ogee pattern. Roller-printed in two blues, pale orange, green and peach on dark blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Aesthetic Movement
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA),

People and Organizations

A. H. Davenport

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1981.120

Maker

Jeffrey & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

23 1/2 x 22 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1036

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized irises
Flowers
Ogee pattern
Strapwork
Lattice

Period/Style

Floral
Aesthetic