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Parlor wallpaper

2006.44.3593 (RS112937)

Description

Wallpaper with large flower blossoms on a meandering vine. Printed in gold on a pale gray ground. One unused roll and three rolls of remnants. Installed by Betty Phillips in the Phillips House Parlor, June 1974.\n

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1974
Inscriptions
"1974-June #34/Living Room Paper/Waterhouse Collection (white + gold)/(seen at Katzenback + Warren)/Fleur Naturelle" (Blue ink on brown paper wrapping-Betty W. Phillips script)
"WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC./FLEURS NATURELLES 111886/Rolls 3/Run J" (Black ink)
"WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC" "TRIM UP JOIN" ("W" of Waterhouse printed inside of an acorn)
"FROM/WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC./38 Wareham St. Boston, Mass. 02118/RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED/TO MRS. STEPHEN PHILLIPS/30 CHESTNUT/SALEM, MASS. 01970/DOWN/TOWN/TRUCK/4LBS 0-28-538" (Blue and white mailing label)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
30 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3593
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
245124
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Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.741.1-.7

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Period/Style
Floral
Pattern Name
Fleurs Naturelles
State
Repro
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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