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2001.281.738.1-.3 (RS194548)

Description

Three unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Enoch Frye" pattern by either Katzenbach and Warren or Waterhouse wallhangings. Paper has an all-over stylized Neoclassical pattern of scrolls, medallions and rosettes. Roller-printed. Paper is based on an American block-printed wallpaper dating from 1790-1810 that was found in the Enoch Frye house in North Andover, MA.\n Three colorways are present: 2001.281.738.1 -- Yellow on a dark green ground; 2001.281.738.2 -- White on a red ground; and \n 2001.281.738.3 -- Metallic gold on a cream ground.

Details

Maker
Possibly Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Possibly Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1959-1980
Inscriptions
"Enoch Frye / No. Andover / Famous in town becuase he was simply / huge. It is said he weighed 300 pounds." (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.738.3 by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"112815" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.738.1.)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Associated With Enoch Frye House.
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
metallic pigment
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.738.1-.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289557
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
rosettes
medallions
scrolls
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Enoch Frye
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 1/2, print width 26 (inches)

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