Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1916

GUSN

GUSN-291677

Description

Rolled fragment of large-scale floral medallion wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley, Hills, Massachusetts. Urn filled with flowers is framed by a medallion of flowers and ribbon. Roller-printed in light yellow on liquid mica aqua ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA),

People and Organizations

A. H. Davenport

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

26 1/4 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1037

Places

France

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1981.173

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Urn
Ribbon
Bow Knot
Tassles

Period/Style

Floral Medallion