Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1960-1970

GUSN

GUSN-288392

Description

Sample of reproduction wallpaper used in the study of the Blaine House, Augusta, Maine. Central stripe features eight-pointed star figures flanked by sold colored stripes, then wide stripes in the ground color with a centered stylized vine running down the center. Paper is embossed with a fine ribbed texture. Roller-printed in metallic copper, dark pink, tan, brown and blue on gray ground. Produced by Alle Doane Company. See original wallpaper fragment 2001.281.586.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Repro. by Allen Doane Co - / for / Blaine Mansion - Augusta, Me - / Original in parlor of Blaine Mansion (Capitol bldg) - / supposed to be same as used in White House / at time Jas. G. Blaine was in Washington" (Original paper from study, not parlor.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

14 1/4 x 20 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.587

Date

1960-1970 (reproduction of 2001.281.586)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.586
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.586

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

8-pointed star
stripes
stylized vine

Period/Style

Stripe