Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1916

GUSN

GUSN-291775

Description

Rolled fragment of flocked wallpaper from the Chellis Estate, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Large-scale floral pattern in which acanthus leaf and c-scrolls in green flocking form asymmetrical cartouches or medallions framing alternating rows of floral bouquets in flat bottomed baskets and floral bouquets in horn-shaped baskets against a cream ground with white, liquid mica ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
flocking
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Associated With Chellis Estate (Wellesley Hills, MA),

People and Organizations

A. H. Davenport

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1981.116

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

26 x 22 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1043

Date

1890-1916 (\n )

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Cartouche
Medallion
Floral bouquets
Baskets
Cornicopia

Period/Style

Baroque