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2001.281.775.1-.3 (RS194679)

Description

Three unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Victorian Rose" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has an all-over large scale pattern of branches of blooming roses. Three colorways are present: 2001.281.775.1 -- Cream on a beige ground (#126592); 2001.281.775.2 -- Pinks, reds and greens on a metallic silver ground (#126611); and 2001.281.775.3 -- Yellows and browns on a yellow ground (#126506).

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Victorian Rose" / These full-blown roses are handsome in detail and / proportion. Through the ages, the rose has enjoyed / a timeless appeal. / No. 126592 / $6.00 per single roll / 27 1/2" Wide Pre-trimmed. / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Packed in triple rolls." (Printed on back of 2001.281.775.1.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Victorian Rose" / These full-blown roses are handsome in detail and / proportion. Through the ages, the rose has enjoyed / a timeless appeal. / No. 126611 / $6.00 per single roll / 27 1/2" Wide Pre-trimmed. / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Packed in triple rolls." (Printed on back of 2001.281.775.2.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Victorian Rose" / These full-blown roses are handsome in detail and / proportion. Through the ages, the rose has enjoyed / a timeless appeal. / No. 126506 / $6.00 per single roll / 27 1/2" Wide Pre-trimmed. / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Packed in triple rolls." (Printed on back of 2001.281.775.3.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.775.1-.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290110
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
roses
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Victorian Rose
State
Repro
Theme
floral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 27 1/2 (inches)

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