Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1960-1970

GUSN

GUSN-283712

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"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. )

Pattern

Strawberry Stripe

Pattern No.

WH143

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

14 1/8 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.298.2

Date

1960-1970 (Reproduction paper still available (2013))

Places

Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Trunk Lining Accession Number 2001.281.298.1AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ochre

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Strawberry
leaves
flower pod
vine

Period/Style

Floral Stripe