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Sample fragement of Waterhouse Wallhangings reproduction wallpaper "Strawberry Stripe." For original fragments found as trunk lining in Bourne, Massachusetts, see 2001.281.298.1AB. Roller-printed in red and dark red to immitate block printing. Mustard ground.
paper (fiber product)
"Found in Buzzards Bay Mass in old house lining a small / chest (boble box) which I bought at an auction. Lining this / paper was a record of Parliament, England - Two museums in / England tried to buy the papers of Parliament from me" / "1780?" [Circled] / "Copy of this lining [?] we made" (Note by Dorothy Waterhouse refering to original fragments of paper that inspired this reproduction. )
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Waterhouse Wallhangings (Manufacturer)
14 1/8 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1960-1970 (Reproduction paper still available (2013))
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Title Trunk Lining Accession Number 2001.281.298.1AB