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2001.281.867 (RS197309)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Tapestry Floral" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has an all-over design of stylized flowers and foliage in imitation of a tapestry or other textile. Roller-printed in brown and yellow on a gold ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper found in the Cotuit, MA house that belonged to sea captain Alvin C. Burlingame (1820-1854). 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 / 137 GW 810 / "Tapestry Floral"" (Printed on left selvedge.)
"From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics and Wallpapers / Katzenbach and Warren" (Printed on the right selvedge.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Alvin C. Burlingame House (Cotuit, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cotuit (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Burlingame, Alvin C., 1820-1854
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.867
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293048
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stylized flowers
vines
foliage
tapestry
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Tapestry Floral
Pattern No.
137 GW 810
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 3/4 (inches)

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