Parlor wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1974

GUSN

GUSN-245124

Description

Wallpaper with large flower blossoms on a meandering vine. Printed in gold on a pale gray ground. One unused roll and three rolls of remnants. Installed by Betty Phillips in the Phillips House Parlor, June 1974.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"1974-June #34/Living Room Paper/Waterhouse Collection (white + gold)/(seen at Katzenback + Warren)/Fleur Naturelle" (Blue ink on brown paper wrapping-Betty W. Phillips script)
"WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC./FLEURS NATURELLES 111886/Rolls 3/Run J" (Black ink)
"WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC" "TRIM UP JOIN" ("W" of Waterhouse printed inside of an acorn)
"FROM/WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC./38 Wareham St. Boston, Mass. 02118/RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED/TO MRS. STEPHEN PHILLIPS/30 CHESTNUT/SALEM, MASS. 01970/DOWN/TOWN/TRUCK/4LBS 0-28-538" (Blue and white mailing label)

Pattern

Fleurs Naturelles

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.741.1-.7

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

30 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3593

Wallpaper Details

State

Repro

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Floral