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Reproduction Wallpaper Border

2001.281.827A-C (RS195335)

Description

Three fragments of reproduction wallpaper border produced by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. The border imitates architectural and plaster molding with several different bands of design: narrow upper band of beads and leaves; wide band of trophy figures encircled by wreaths of foliage and fruit; and two lower bands, one geometric and the other floral. The paper is screen-printed in two tans, brown, white and two pinks on olive ground. The color of Fragment [A] differs slightly from [B] and [C].

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1990
Inscriptions
"do - 30 yds. (cut 15 yds in half) MAKE WHITE PULLER - Rose + Pink Tone Better" (Note regarding printing and color adjustments.)
"9 00" (Zeros are raised and underlined. Refers to price per yard.)
"Waterhouse / $9 00 yd" (Zeroes are raised and underlined. Refers to price per yard.)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 5/8 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.827A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291200

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
Architectural Molding
Bead
Leaves
Floral
Wreaths
Fruit
Trophies
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 21 (inches)

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