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2001.281.736.1-.4 (RS194529)

Description

Four unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "East India" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale Chinoiserie scrolling floral and foliage design. Pattern is based on a French block-printed paper dating from 1760-1770. Samples are present in two colorways: 2001.281.736.1 -- #158635 - greens, blue, yellow, orange and black on cream ground; and 2001.281.736.2,.3, and .4 -- #158484 - greens, blues, white, black, orange and red on a light green ground.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"East India / 158635 / Reprodcued from / an early glazed cotton" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.736.1 by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"East India / #158484 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.736.2 by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"East India / #158484 / 4 /4 (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.736.3)
"East India / 158484"
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
paper (fiber product)
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
35 3/4 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.736.1-.4
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289552
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.873.1-.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
foliage
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
East India
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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