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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.781 (RS194683)

Description

Unused piece of reproduction wallpaper in pattern #120388 manufactured by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has an all-over pattern of large stylized flowers and leaves on undulating vines. Roller-printed in blue and yellow on a mottled blue background. Pattern is a reproduction of a paper found in the John Quincy Adams House in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"From / Waterhouse Wallhanging's Inc. / 420 Boylston St. / Boston, Mass. 02116 / To / 120388 $12.00 per roll / John Quincy Adams / Your Order No. Our Order No. Rayarc Co., Bklyn, 32, N. Y." (Printed mailing label with typed pattern number price and name. Label affixed to front of sample.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 5/8 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.781
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290151
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
foliage
vines
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
120388
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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