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2001.281.883 (RS197371)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Tapestry Floral" pattern (#130426) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has an all-over design of stylized flowers and foliage in imitation of a tapestry or other textile. Roller-printed in green on a white ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper found in the Cotuit, MA house that belonged to sea captain Alvin C. Burlingame (1820-1854). Pattern was also reproduced by Katzenbach and Warren in the 1970s.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Tapestry Floral / #130426 $6.00 per roll" (Handwritten on verso.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Alvin C. Burlingame House (Cotuit, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cotuit (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Burlingame, Alvin C., 1820-1854
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.883
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293194
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stylized flowers
vines
foliage
tapestry
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Tapestry Floral
Pattern No.
130426
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 5/8 (inches)

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