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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.783 (RS194661)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Crystal Place" pattern (#132486) manufactured by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale floral design with trailing foliage printed in metallic gold on a green ground. Background has dark green flocking. Pattern is based on designs included in the Great Exposition Building in London (1849-1851). Note that another paper by Waterhouse Wallhangings also bears the name "Crystal Palace" but is another pattern. See 2001.281.729.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Crystal Palace" / The spectacular exhibition at the Great Exposition / Building in London (1849-1851) included many elegant / flocked patterns such as this design. / No. 132486 / $18.00 per single roll / 25" Wide Trimmed 25 1/2" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on back.)
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
2001.281.783
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290351
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
foliage
Design Technique
Flocked
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Crystal Palace
Pattern No.
132486
State
Repro
Theme
floral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 1/2, print width 25 (inches)
Design Technique
Flocked

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