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2001.281.868 (RS197313)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Wheat Damask" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a large-scale pattern of rosettes topped with rococo scrolling foliage and stylized wheat motifs in the style of a damask textile. Roller-printed to resemble an 18th-century stencil in gold and green on a beige ground. Pattern is based on an early stenciled wallpaper found in a Dorchester, Massachusetts house. Pattern was also reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. in the 1970s.

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1959-1970
Inscriptions
"Run 1 / Reproduced from a Dorothy S. Waterhouse Document / "Wheat Damasjk" (Printed on right selvedge.)
"Katzenbach and Warren / B/ From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics and Wallpapers" (Printed on left selvedge.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Rococo Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.868
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293051
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.703
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.704
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.884

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
damask
wheat
foliage
rosettes
Period/Style
Damask
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Wheat Damask
Pattern No.
134 GW 809
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 (inches)

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