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2001.281.740.1-.2 (RS194564)

Description

Two unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Fleurette" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has widely scattered stylized floral sprigs on a plain background. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.740.1 -- Metallic gold on white (# 119610); and 2001.281.740.2 -- White on blue (# 119437).

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Fleurette" / No. 119610 / $10.50 per single roll / 27" Wide Trimmed 13" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on the back of sample 2001.281.740.1.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Fleurette" / No. 119437 / $10.50 per single roll / 27" Wide Trimmed 13" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on the back of sample 2001.281.740.2.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.740.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289566
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707 Relationship Pattern included in sample book.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral sprigs
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Fleurette
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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