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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.723 (RS194542)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Braintree Stripe" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a pattern of alternating vertical stripes. Stripe patterns include feather plumes, stylized bows, and six-pointed stars in circles. Roller-printed in silver, gold, light blue and light green on a beige ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper found in the childhood home of General Sylvanus Thayer in South Braintree, MA. Paper was said to have been hung in 1808 to celebrate his graduation from West Point.

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1960-1970
Inscriptions
"N, Inc." (Stamped on back of sample. Full inscription has been cut off.)
Location of origin
Chicago , Illinois, United States
Associated Building
Associated With General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace, Parlor.
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Braintree (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Thayer, Sylvanus, 1785-1872
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 7/8 x 12 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.723
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289060
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
feathers
stars
bows
stripes
Period/Style
Stripe
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Braintree Stripe
Pattern No.
128
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 10 (inches)

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