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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.728 (RS194534)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Classic Damask" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a repeating design imitating a woven damask from the Empire period. The pattern has a central urn enclosed in a circular floral garland.The circular motif is enclosed within a diamond formed by a foliage garland with rosette corners. Printed in beige on a taupe ground. Paper is textured in imitation of a textile.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"# 207630" (Handwritten on upper right corner on back of sample.)
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
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
trompe-l'oeil
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.728
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289487

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
urns
garlands
rosettes
Period/Style
Damask
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
Classic Damask
Pattern No.
207630
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22, print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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