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2001.281.861 (RS197315)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Enoch Frye" pattern by Katzenbach & Warren. Paper has an all-over stylized Neo-classical pattern of scrolls, medallions and rosettes. Roller-printed in cream on a dark green ground. Paper is based on an American block-printed wallpaper dating from 1790-1810 that was found in the Enoch Frye house in North Andover, MA. Pattern was also reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc, in the 1970s.

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1959-1970
Inscriptions
"Reproduced from a Dorothy S. Waterhouse Document / "Enoch Frye" / U.W.P.C. of N.A. Union Made / 130 GW 815" (Printed on left selvedge.)
"Katzenbach & Warren / From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics & Wallpapers" (Printed on right selvedge.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Enoch Frye House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.861
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292971
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallions
rosettes
scrolls
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Enoch Frye
Pattern No.
130 GW 815
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 4 1/2, print width 23 3/8 (inches)

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