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Scenic Wallpaper Display Sample

2001.281.305A-E (RS183384)

Description

Five small-scale showroom samples of a scenic wallpaper. Paper depicts a view of "Beacon Hill" in Boston, Massachusetts by "HAN-TEC." Sample indicates the full scale scenic came in four sections, labeled A through D. Screened in green, blue, red, white, two browns and black with a background printed in tan, brown, and gray to resemble the texture of a canvas or cloth. Paper embossed with horizontal ribbed texture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
" "BEACON HILL" / by HAN-TEC" (printed)
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
screen prints
Object type
Advertising Medium
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Piece, Display
scenic wallpapers
screen prints
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 29 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.305A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283677

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
Beacon Hill
Landscape
Cityscape
Harbor
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
Retail Display
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 28 1/2 (inches)

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