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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.880 (RS197353)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Petite Pillement" pattern (#149254) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale pattern of flowering tree branches with birds sitting on branches. Interspersed throughout the pattern are vignettes showing Asian scenes including pagodas, footbridges, and people in Asian dress. Roller-printed in blue on a light blue ground. Pattern is based on the work of 18th-century French artist Jean Pillement. \n

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Pillement, Jean (Artist)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Petite Pillement / #149254 $6.00 per roll" (Handwritten on verso.)
"Made in U.S.A. / Run 1" (Stamped on verso.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.880
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293136
Related Items
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
birds
branches
pagodas
people
footbridges
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Petite Pillement
Pattern No.
149254
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 (inches)

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