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2001.281.877.1-.3 (RS197373)

Description

Partial roll (.1) and two samples (.2 and .3) of reproduction wallpaper in the "Gore Place" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has an all-over pattern of flowers including roses and morning glories. Flowers and trailing foliage are outlined by several rows of very small pindots. Pattern is based on a block-printed French wallpaper dating from 1780-1810 that was hung in the oval dining room at Gore Place in Waltham, Massachusetts. Three colorways are present: 2001.281.877.1 -- Blues, greens, peach, pinks, yellows and white on a cream ground (#139635); 2001.281.877.2 -- Greens, orange, red, and white on a beige ground (#139507): and 2001.281.877.3 -- Blues, pink, red, greens, and white on a green ground (#139623).\n

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Gore Place / #139635 $5.50 per roll" ("Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.877.1.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Gore Place" / This lovely floral vine pattern was ordered from France / to grace the oval dining room of the mansion built by / Governor Gore in Waltham, Mass. in 1805. / No. 139507 / $9.00 the single roll Vinyl finished / 18 3/4" Wide Pre-trimmed 19" Repeat / A single roll is 8 yards long. / Packaged in double rolls" (Printed on verso of 2001.281.877.2.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Gore Place" / This lovely floral vine pattern was ordered from France / to grace the oval dining room of the mansion built by / Governor Gore in Waltham, Mass. in 1805. / No. 139623 / $9.00 the single roll Vinyl finished / 18 3/4" Wide Pre-trimmed 19" Repeat / A single roll is 8 yards long. / Packaged in double rolls" (Printed on the verso of 2001.281.877.3.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Gore Place (Waltham, Mass.), Dining Room.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.877.1-.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293113
Related Items
Title Proof Accession number 2001.281.747
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.745.1-.5
Title Photograph Accession number 2001.281.746

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
roses
morning glories
flowers
pin dots
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Gore Place
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 (inches)

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