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2001.281.863A-C (RS197316)

Description

Three unused partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in the "Governor Badger" pattern. Wallpaper has a Neo-classical medallion pattern featuring foliate, flower and star elements. All three rolls are roller-printed in gold and brown on a beige ground. Pattern is based on a fragment from the Governor Badger House, Belmont, New Hampshire. Original paper was block printed from 1815-1830 and was either American or French. 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 / "Governor Badger" / 129 GW 017" (Printed on the left selvedge.)
"From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics & Wallpapers / KAtzenbach & Warren / U.W.P.C. of N.A. Union Made" (Printed on the right selvedge.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Governor William Badger House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Belmont (Belknap county, New Hampshire)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
medallions (medals)
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Badger, William, 1779-1852
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.863A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292983
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallions
stylized flowers
foliate
stars
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Governor Badger
Pattern No.
129 GW 017
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 11, print width 18 (inches)

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