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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.787 (RS194669)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "P.V.M.A. Rainbow, Deerfield" pattern (#321) by Waterhouse Wallhangings. Wallpaper has an irisé or rainbow design of repeating floral medallions separated by scrolling, flowered leaves. Printed in blended blue, yellow and white on an ungrounded paper. Pattern is based on an American block-printed paper dating from 1830-1840. Paper was reproduced for use in the Wells-Thorn House, Deerfield, MA.\n

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1988
Inscriptions
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / "P.V.M.A. Rainbow, Deerfield"" and "Join Trim Up" (Printed on both selvedges)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Wells-Thorn House (Deerfield, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Deerfield (Franklin county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
rainbow papers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 3/4 x 30 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.787
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290362
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 1988.70a

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallions
flowers
Design Technique
Irise
Period/Style
Damask
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
P.V.M.A. Rainbow, Deerfield
Pattern No.
321
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 1/8, print width 18 1/2 (inches)
Design Technique
Irise

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