Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1916

GUSN

GUSN-291741

Description

Rolled fragment of embossed wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Embossed pattern with central strapwork shield figure with stylized leaves, flowers and feathers. The figure is topped by a strapwork heart and framed by a medallion of strapwork c-scrolls. Roller-printed in metallic gold on dark taupe ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
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

33 1/2 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1042

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1981.113

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

strapwork
Stylized flowers
Stylized leaves
Feathers
Heart
Medallion
C-Scrolls

Period/Style

Baroque