Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1916

GUSN

GUSN-291683

Description

Rolled fragment of large-scale damask wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Embossed pattern with multiple stylized flowers, including tulips, flowing from and around a stylized bowl on a stand. Large undulating trellis figures wrapped with grape vines form ogee pattern. Floral elements are embossed with multiple textures and roller-printed in pale peach and pink. The background is embossed with a vertical ribbed texture and printed with fine horizontal striping. Rose colored ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
damask
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

Dimensions

26 1/2 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1041

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Tulips
Grape Vine
Bowl
Trellis
Ogee

Period/Style

Damask
Floral