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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.876 (RS197369)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "General Samuel McClellan" pattern (#155947) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale coffered design in imitation of plaster work. Large quatrefoils frame trophies composed of drums, flags, horns, pikes and swords. Roller-printed in black and white on a gray ground. Pattern is based on an English block-printed wallpaper dating from 1770-1780.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"General Samuel McClellan / #155947 - $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso.)
"Made in U.S.A. / Run 1" (Stamped on verso.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Associated With General Samuel McClellan House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
South Woodstock (Windham county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.876
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293111
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1985.801
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.743.1-.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
quatrefoils
trophys
drums
horns
flags
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
General Samuel McClellan
Pattern No.
155947
State
Repro
Theme
military
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 1/2 (inches)

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