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2001.281.733 (RS194550)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Dresden Ribbon" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a floral stripe pattern with small floral sprays arranged evenly over paper and vertical stripes imitating grosgrain ribbon. Roller-printed in pinks, browns, and gray on a tan background.\n \n Pattern is based on wallpaper remnants found in a Cape Cod, Massachusetts barn which had been the workshop of a local wallpaper hanger.

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1959-1970
Inscriptions
"From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics & Wallpapers / Katzenbach & Warren / Run 1" and "Fadeproof Washable / "Dresden Ribbon" / Reproduced from A Dorothy S. Waterhouse Document" (Printed on the right and left selvedges, respectively, of the sample.)
Location of origin
Chicago , Illinois, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.733
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289536
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.703 Relationship Pattern is included in sample book.
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.860

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
ribbons
stripes
floral sprays
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Dresden Ribbon
Pattern No.
139
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/8, repeat width 3 1/4, print width 20 (inches)

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