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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.779 (RS194674)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern 82WP467 (name not known) manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a pattern of alternating vertical stripes including an abstract geometric design, stylized floral vines, and floral sprigs scattered along an undulating ribbon. Printed in blue, green and black on a beige ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper used for lining an cowhide-covered trunk found in Harwich, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1960-1970
Inscriptions
"Return to Dorothy S. Waterhouse / A Waterhosue Documentary -- Lining of an old cowhide trunk found in Harwich, Mass." (Handwritten on back by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. / 155 East 546th Street / New York, N. Y. 10022" (Stamped on back)
"Please Return To / Katzenbach / & / Warren, Inc. / 420 Boylston Street / Boston 16, Mass." (Stamped on back.)
"Number 82WP467 / $5.70 per single roll / Vinyl finished & Pre-trimmed" (Stamped on back.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Harwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
geometric patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 3/8 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.779
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290130

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
floral vines
stripes
geometric
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
82WP467
State
Repro
Theme
floral stripe
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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