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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.587 (RS194331)

Description

Sample of reproduction wallpaper used in the study of the Blaine House, Augusta, Maine. Central stripe features eight-pointed star figures flanked by sold colored stripes, then wide stripes in the ground color with a centered stylized vine running down the center. Paper is embossed with a fine ribbed texture. Roller-printed in metallic copper, dark pink, tan, brown and blue on gray ground. Produced by Alle Doane Company. See original wallpaper fragment 2001.281.586.

Details

Maker
Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1960-1970
reproduction of 2001.281.586
Inscriptions
"Repro. by Allen Doane Co - / for / Blaine Mansion - Augusta, Me - / Original in parlor of Blaine Mansion (Capitol bldg) - / supposed to be same as used in White House / at time Jas. G. Blaine was in Washington" (Original paper from study, not parlor.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 1/4 x 20 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.587
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288392
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.586 Relationship Fragment of the original wallpaper.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.586

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
8-pointed star
stripes
stylized vine
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 13/16, print width 18 1/4 (inches)

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