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Pencil tracing on tracing paper of Neoclassical wallpaper pattern. The traced wallpaper covers an old trunk from the Woodward House, Waban, Massachusetts (see trunk 2001.281.555.1). The tracing itself was found inside the trunk. The wallpaper pattern is of repeating floral bouquets joined by festoons of ribbons and beads. The tracing paper is taped around paperboard and is stamped on the back "Waterhouse Wallhangings Inc."
templates (shaping tools)
"On 18th century chest / at Waterhouse" (Handwritten)
"WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC. / 420 BOYLSTON ST. BOSTON, MASS. / PATTERN NO. / PRICE PER ROLL / FOR CUSTOM COLORS ADD $1.50 PER ROLL / MINIMUM CUSTOM ORDER. 6 ROLLS" (stamped)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
11 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Title Wallpaper covered trunk Accession Number 2001.281.555.1