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2001.281.764.1-.3 (RS194670)

Description

Three unused pieces of reproduction wallpaper in the "Pineapple Stencil" pattern by Waterhouse, Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has large-scale vertical stripes of highly abstracted pineapples and leaves alternating with geometric stripes. Paper is adapted from from 19th-century stencil design by artist Moses Eaton. Three colorways are present: 2001.281.764.1 -- Blue and white on a mustard yellow ground; 2001.281.764.2 -- Brown and gold on a cream ground; and 2001.281.764.3 -- Brown and white on a taupe ground.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
After Eaton, Moses (American stencil artist, 1796-1886) (Artist)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Waterhouse Wallhangings Inc. / 420 Boylston St. Boston, Mass. / Pattern No. 109519 Price per Roll $10.50 / For custom colors add $1.50 per roll / Minimum custom order. 6 rolls" (Stamped on back of 2001.281.764.3. Pattern number and price are handwritten.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings Inc. / 420 Boylston St. Boston, Mass. / Pattern No. 109519 Price per Roll $10.50 / For custom colors add $1.50 per roll / Minimum custom order. 6 rolls"
"Waterhouse Wallhangings Inc. / 420 Boylston St. Boston, Mass. / Pattern No. 109467 Price per Roll $10.50 / For custom colors add $1.50 per roll / Minimum custom order. 6 rolls / Please return sample"
(Printed on back of 2001.281.764.2. Pattern number and price are handwritten.)
" by Moses / Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc." (Printed on selvedge of 2001.281.764.3.)
"9447" (Handwritten on back of 2001.281.764.1.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 x 13 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.764.1-.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
289822
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Title Wall fragment with Moses Eaton Stenciling Accession number 1964.11.1

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
pineapples
stripes
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Pineapple Stencil
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 (inches)

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