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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.884 (RS197351)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Wheat Damask" pattern (#154304) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale pattern of rosettes topped with rococo scrolling foliage and stylized wheat motifs in the style of a damask textile. Roller-printed to resemble an 18th-century stencil in yellow on a beige ground. Pattern is based on an early stenciled wallpaper found in a Dorchester, Massachusetts house. Pattern was also reproduced by Katzenbach and Warren in the 1960s.\n

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
"Wheat Damask / #154304 $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Dorchester Heights (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Rococo Revival
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 15/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.884
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293196
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Title Textile Remnant "Wheat Damask" Accession number 2001.281.1244

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
damask
wheat
foliage
rosettes
Period/Style
Damask
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Wheat Damask
Pattern No.
154304
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 (inches)

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