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2001.281.298.2 (RS179377)

Description

Sample fragement of Waterhouse Wallhangings reproduction wallpaper "Strawberry Stripe." For original fragments found as trunk lining in Bourne, Massachusetts, see 2001.281.298.1AB. Roller-printed in red and dark red to immitate block printing. Mustard ground.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings (Manufacturer)
Date
1960-1970
Reproduction paper still available (2013)
Inscriptions
"Found in Buzzards Bay Mass in old house lining a small / chest (boble box) which I bought at an auction. Lining this / paper was a record of Parliament, England - Two museums in / England tried to buy the papers of Parliament from me" / "1780?" [Circled] / "Copy of this lining [?] we made" (Note by Dorothy Waterhouse refering to original fragments of paper that inspired this reproduction. )
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 1/8 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.298.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283712
Related Items
Title Trunk Lining Accession number 2001.281.298.1AB Relationship Original wallpaper fragments from which the pattern for Strawberry Stripe was copied.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Strawberry
leaves
flower pod
vine
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
unused
Pattern Name
Strawberry Stripe
Pattern No.
WH143
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/4, print width 23 1/2 (inches)

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