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2001.281.860 (RS197317)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Dresden Ribbon" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a floral stripe pattern with small floral sprays arranged evenly over paper and vertical stripes imitating grosgrain ribbon. Roller-printed in yellows, greens, and black on a tan background. Pattern is based on wallpaper remnants found in a Cape Cod, Massachusetts barn which had been the workshop of a local wallpaper hanger. \n

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1959-1970
Inscriptions
"Fadeproof Washable / "Dresden Ribbon" / Reproduced from a Dorothy S. Waterhouse Document" (Printed on left selvedge)
"From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics & Wallpapers / "KAtzenbach & Warren" (Printed on the right selvedge)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.860
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292970
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.733
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.703
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.704
Title Textile Remnant "Dresden Ribbon" Accession number 2001.281.1238

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stripes
ribbons
floral sprays
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Dresden Ribbon
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/8, repeat width 3 1/4, print width 20 (inches)

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