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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.801 (RS195299)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Hyannis Cape Cod" pattern. Wallpaper has an all-over sprig design of stylized floral sprigs on a field of pindots. Block-printed in black and white on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
Probably W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Inscriptions
"Hyannis" Cape Cod Mass / Trim / Na" and "Join" (Printed on left and right selvedges, respectively.)
"Retrun to / Devon Service / 420 Boylston St / Boston, Mass." (Stamped on back.)
"A137 / 8.00" (Handwritten on back.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.801
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290429

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sprigs
pindots
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Hyannis Cape Cod
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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