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2001.281.760.1-.5 (RS194556)

Description

Five unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Parker Hill" pattern which was produced by both Katzenbach and Warren and Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has large-scale pattern of highly stylized sprays of flowers and foliage. Pattern is based on an American block-printed wallpaper dating from 1825-1835 that was found in the circa 1832 James Parker House in Shirley, Massachusetts. Three colorways are present: 2001.281.760.1 -- Greens, oranges, yellow and white on a mustard yellow ground; 2001.281.760.2 and .3 -- Blues, orange, white and brown on a taupe ground; 2001.281.760.4 and .5 -- Green, blue, oranges, yellow and white on a light blue ground.

Details

Maker
Possibly Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Possibly Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1960-1980
Inscriptions
"114650" (Handwritten on the back of 2001.281.760.3)
"114469" (Handwritten on back of 2001.281.760.5)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Associated With James Parker House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Shirley (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.760.1-.5
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289798
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
foliage
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Parker Hill
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 19 (inches)

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