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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.789 (RS195312)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper frieze in the "Watkins Glen Frieze" pattern manufactured by Bradbury & Bradbury as part of their "In the Dresser Tradition" roomset. Wallpaper has a highly abstracted repeating lotus flower motif bordered on the top and bottom by a row of circles between two horizontal stripes. Screen-printed in metallic gold, metallic bronze, green, black and mauve. Pattern is derived from an English or American roller-printed paper from 1875-1890 based on a Christopher Dresser design.

Details

Maker
Bradbury & Bradbury (Manufacturer)
Date
1980-1990
Inscriptions
"Bradbury & Bradbury Wallpapers / Watkins" (Printed on the bottom selvedge)
"Watkins Glen Frieze / Color Code: WGF - 401 / Price Code: S" and "Handprinted by / Bradbury & Bradbury Wallpapers / Box 155 / Benecia, California 94510 / (707) 746-1900" (Stamped on back.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic Movement
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 1/2 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.789
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290367

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
lotuses
circles
stripes
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Watkins Glen Frieze
Pattern No.
WGF
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Freize
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/4, repeat width 18 1/4 (inches)

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