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2001.281.888 (RS197629)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "East India Trade" pattern (#124318) pattern by Waerhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has very large-scale damask pattern of scrolling flowers and foliage. Roller-printed in white on a blue ground. Paper is textured to resemble a basket-weave fabric. Pattern is based on fabrics imported to Europe during its trade with Asia in the 18th century.

Details

Maker
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1980
Inscriptions
""East India Trade" Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc." (Printed on right selvedge.)
"East India Trade / [illegible]" (Handwritten on verso.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
30 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.888
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293208
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Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.707

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
scrolling foliage
flowers
Period/Style
Damask
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
East India Trade
Pattern No.
124318
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 25 1/4, print width 27 (inches)

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