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2001.281.746 (RS194559)

Description

Photograph of "Gore Place" wallpaper used in the dining room of Gore Place in Waltham, Massachusetts. Wallpaper was a French block-printed paper dating from 1780-1810 and was later reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. It is not known if photograph is of original wallpaper or the reproduction. Photograph is in grays and white; however, several flowers and leaves on one edge have been hand-colored.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1970-1980
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Gore Place (Waltham, Mass.).
Material
photograph components
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
United States
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
photograph components
photographic prints
Print, Photographic
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 3/4 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.746
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289678
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707 Relationship Pattern is included in sample book.
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.745.1-.5 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Proof Accession number 2001.281.747 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.877.1-.3

Wallpaper Details

Decor Motif
flowers
roses
morning glories
pin dots
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Photograph
Pattern Name
Gore Place
State
Photo
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 (inches)

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