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2001.281.477 (RS192718)

Description

Fragment of reproduction wallpaper produced for the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, Massachusetts. Floral stripes of roses and morning glories growing from the same vertical vine. The floral vines are evenly spaced over narrow white and liquid mica stripes. Screen-printed in liquid mica, black, purple, blue, pink, two reds, two greens, tan and olive on tan ground.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings
Date
1971
Per note on verso.
Inscriptions
"40 rolls ordered Feb 25/71 / Approved strikeoff for / Adams Nat. Historic House" (Written in green ink probably by Bernie Scott.)
Location of origin
Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Used At Old House, Quincy, MA (Adams National Historic Park), Bedroom.
Material
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Object type
Building Component
Places
Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
mica (white pigment)
paper (fiber product)
reproductions
screen printing
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.477
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286445
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.476

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
Roses
Morning Glories
Pin Stripes
Pin Dots
Stripes
Vines
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
unused
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 14 1/4, print width 20 3/4 (inches)

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