Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1990

GUSN

GUSN-289031

Description

Unsed sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Arnold Fenner House" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Two pieces (A) and (B). Wallpaper has narrow vertical stripes of abstract neoclassical-style patterns. Interspersed between stripes are highly stylized motifs with three large lobed leaves and fern-like foliage. Roller-printed in metallic gold on a light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
Neoclassical
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Join Trim / Up" (Printed on left selvedge of 2001.281.719A)
"Join Trim / "Arnold Fenner House" / Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc." (Printed on right selvedge of 2001.281.719A.)

Pattern

Arnold Fenner House

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Arnold Fenner House,

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

25 x 29 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.719AB

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.954AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
foliage

Period/Style

Stripe