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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.722.1-.7 (RS194528)

Description

Unused samples of reproduction wallpapers in the "Book End Paper" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings. Wallpaper has an all-over pattern of diamonds enclosing small geometric forms. Diamonds are formed by a series of graduated lines which are intersected by stylized arrows. Seven samples are present in six different colorways: .1 -- Blue, white and green on a gold ground. No. 152-193; .2 -- Red, black and brown on a beige ground. No. 152-605; .3 -- Blue and white on a blue ground. No. 152-834; .4 -- Cream and gold on a green ground. No. 152-945; .5 and .6 -- Cream and black on a rust ground. No. 152-948; and .7 -- White and blue-green on a green ground. No. 152 -?.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1990
Inscriptions
"Wallcovering / Patt 152-193 Run 1 / Top / Straight Match / One Double Roll (2 Single Rolls) / 20 in. x 42 ft. = 70.14 sq. ft. / 35.07 sq. ft. per single roll" (Stamped on back of .1, .2, .4, and .5 with appropriate pattern number.)
"Wallcovering / Patt 152-834 Run 1 / Top / One Double Roll (2 Single Rolls) / 20 in, x 42 ft. = 70.14 sq. ft. / 35.07 sq. ft. per single roll" (Stamped on back of 2001.281.722.3.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.722.1-.7
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289050
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.871

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
geometric
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Book End Paper
Pattern No.
152
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 1, repeat width 1 (inches)

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