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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.872 (RS197368)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Coyle House" pattern (#168190) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a repeating diaper pattern formed by abstracted sprig and flower motifs. Within each void in the grid are a series of graduated horizontal lines forming a diamond. Roller-printed in two pinks, and white on a yellow ground. Pattern is a reproduction of a block-printed paper made by Janes & Bolles in Hartford, CT between 1821 and 1828. Pattern name is derived from the Coyle House in Natchez, MS where an example of the early paper was found.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Janes & Bolles
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
""Coyle House" Natchez / Waterhouse" (Printed on left selvedge)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Coyle House (Natchez, MS).
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
16 x 29 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.872
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293057

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
sprigs
stylized flowers
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Coyle House
Pattern No.
168190
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 26 5/8 (inches)

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