Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-291678

Description

Rolled fragment of large-scale damask wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley, Hills, Massachusetts. Central flower framed by scrolling leaves and separated by floral bouquets. Block printed in cream on blue mica ground. "H. H. MOTT. DES." printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
damask
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"H. H. MOTT. DES" (printed)
"1870-1890" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA),

People and Organizations

A. H. Davenport

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

H. Scott Richmond & Co. (Manufacturer)
Mott, Henry H. (Designer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

53 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1038

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1969.3623
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1981.148

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Scrolls
Bouquets

Period/Style

Damask
Floral