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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.785 (RS194681)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Mary Lyon" pattern (#136632) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper pattern has a vertical stripe of roses and leaves framed by vertical stripes of horizontal lines and dots. These are framed by wider stripes of geometric motifs including vertical and diagonal lines, dots and circles. Roller-printed in pink and white on a pink ground. Pattern is based on a French or American block-printed wallpaper dating from 1810-1830.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc.
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Mary Lyon" / No. 136632 / $15.00 per single roll / 28" Wide Trimmed / 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
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.785
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290357
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stripes
roses
geometric
lines
dots
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Mary Lyon
Pattern No.
136632
State
Repro
Theme
stripes
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 28 (inches)

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