Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1916

GUSN

GUSN-291774

Description

Fragment of flocked wallpaper the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Large-scale medallion pattern formed by a floral bouquet framed by a foliate wreath. Between each large medallions is a smaller floral wreath. The entire paper is covered with brown flocking, the pattern in higher relief than the ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
flocking
floral patterns
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA),

People and Organizations

A. H. Davenport

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

38 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1044

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral wreaths
Foliate wreaths
Floral bouquet
Medallions

Period/Style

Floral Medallion