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2001.281.726.1A-C (RS194530)

Description

Three unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Brocatelle" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. and distributed by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. Wallpaper features an all-over Chinoserie floral design of large rococo flowers and foliage. Roller-printed in light yellow and light green on a beige ground. Paper has embossed horizontal ribbed texture.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Katzenbach and Warren (Dealer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Brocatelle" "Discoverd as the covering of a hat box, this paper / is typical of the flower motifs so popular in France / during the 18th Century. / No. 101688 / $15.00 per single roll / "25 1/2" Wide Trimmed 15" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details. " (Printed on back of sample 2001.281.726.1A.)
"!8" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.726.1A where printed price of $15 is scratched out.)
"Katy / 15.00" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.726.1B. "15.00 is written where original prited price has been scratched out.)
"Chinoiserie design / Barnstable" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.726.1C.)
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
Chinoiserie
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.726.1A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289460
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707 Relationship Sample of pattern 2001.281.726.1A-C is included in book 2001.281.707.
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.708 Relationship Sample of pattern 2001.281.726.1A-C is included in book 2001.281.708.
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.709 Relationship Sample of pattern 2001.281.726.1A-C is included in book 2001.281.709.
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.726.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
Brocatelle
Pattern No.
101688
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 , repeat width 25 1/2 (inches)

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