Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-291682

Description

Rolled fragment of large-scale damask wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Embossed pattern of large flower framed by scrolling leaves. The pattern has an embossed ribbed texture. Taupe colored ground. "496" is embossed in the selvedge. "G 496 C " and "Made in Germany" is stamped on the back of the paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
damask
Wallpaper

Inscription

"496" (embossed)
"G 496 C" (Pattern number)
"Made in Germany" (stamped)

Pattern No.

496

Associated Building

Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA),

People and Organizations

A. H. Davenport

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

41 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1040

Wallpaper Details

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flower
Leaves

Period/Style

Damask
Floral