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2001.281.878.1-.4 (RS197363)

Description

Four partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in the "Parkman House" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale repeating pattern of medallions formed of rosettes, swags and anthemions. Stylized bees are interspersed between medallions. Three roller-printed colorways are present: 2001.281.878.1 -- Metallic gold on a salmon ground (#150619); 2001.281.878.2 -- Metallic gold on a cream ground (#150507); and 2001.281.878.3-.4 -- White on a chartreuse ground (#150313).

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Waterhouse / "Parkman House" / #150619 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.781.1.)
"Parkman House / #150507 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.878.2.)
"Parkman House / #150313 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.878.3.)
"Parkman House / #150313 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.878.4.)
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)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.878.1-.4
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293123

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallions
rosettes
swags
anthemions
bees
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
Unused
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 3/4, print width 24 1/4 (inches)

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