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2001.281.747 (RS194563)

Description

Color proof of "Gore Place" reproduction wallpaper manufactured by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Original wallpaper hung in the dining room of Gore Place in Waltham, Massachusetts and was a French block-printed paper dating from 1780-1810. Proof is printed on cream paper and has trailing flowers including roses and morning glories printed in blues, greens, gray, gold and red. Flowers and foliage are outlined with several rows of small pin dots.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970
Inscriptions
"Please Save / Patt. No. Floral / Checked by RLC / Date 3-9-70/ A. W. Council & Co." (Stamped and handwritten at bottom edge.)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Associated With Gore Place (Waltham, Mass.), Dining Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
United States
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Proof, Printing
proofs (prints by function)
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 3/4 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.747
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289680
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707 Relationship Pattern included in sample book.
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.745.1-.5 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Photograph Accession number 2001.281.746 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.877.1-.3

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
morning glories
roses
pin dots
flowers
Period/Style
Floral
Pattern Name
Gore Place
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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