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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.749 (RS194553)

Description

Unused piece of reproduction wallpaper in the "Griffin" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a Neoclassical pattern of two griffins flanking a cartouche which contains a shallow dish or lantern. Suspended from the cartouche is a ribbon and arrow motif and a hanging urn filled with flowers. Printed in white, black, green, purple and metallic gold on a salmon background.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Griffin" / Waterhouse Wall" and "Up / Trim / Join" (Pritned on right and left selvedges, respectively.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
metallic pigment
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 x 29 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.749
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289707
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.959AB

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
urns
flowers
swags
cartouches
griffins
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Griffin
State
Repro
Theme
neoclassical
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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