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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.757 (RS194565)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Moses Eaton Stencil" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale pattern of very simplified baskets of flowers, flower sprigs, and starburst motifs arranged between vertical stripes of geometric designs. Pattern is a composite of motifs from various stencils made by Moses Eaton, circa 1820. Printed in red and blue on a beige ground.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
After Eaton, Moses (American stencil artist, 1796-1886) (Artist)
Date
19701980
Inscriptions
"Stencil / Moses Eaton / Did painting throughout N.E." and "173506" (Handwritten on back by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
stars
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 3/4 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.757
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289769

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
geometric
baskets
flowers
sprigs
starbursts
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Moses Eaton Stencil
Pattern No.
173506
State
Repro
Theme
stencil
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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