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2001.281.866.1-.4 (RS197314)

Description

Four partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in the "Snuff Box" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has all-over diaper pattern of very simplified small floral rosettes. Roller-printed. Four colorways are present: 2001.281.866.1 -- Pink on a light pink ground (282 KW 504); 2001.281.866.2 -- Gray on a cream ground (282 KW 467); 2001.281.866.3 -- Blue on a green ground (282 KW 019); and 2001.281.866.4 -- Orange on a green ground. Pattern is based on designs often used to line early snuff boxes. Pattern was also reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings in the 1970s.

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1959-1970
Inscriptions
"282 KW 504 / Run 1 / 3 3/4" Repeat / Top / Straight Across / Join" (Stamped on verso of 2001.281.866.1.)
"282 KW 467 / Run 1 / 3 3/4" Repeat / Top / Straight Across / Join" (Stamped on verso of 2001.281.866.2.)
"282 KW 019 / Run 1 / 3 3/4" Repeat / Top / Straight Across / Join" (Stamped on verso of 2001.281.866.3.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.866.1-.4
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293012
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diaper
stylized flowers
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Snuff Box
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2 3/8 (inches)

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