Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1990

GUSN

GUSN-289043

Description

Unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Beau Brummel Stripe" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings. Wallpaper has 3/8" wide vertical stripes which repeat in two colors. Roller-printed. Six samples are present, each in a different colorway: .1 -- Gold on beige ground. No. 116449; .2 -- Gold on green ground. No. 116486; .3 -- Dark blue on blue ground. No. 116437; .4 -- White on pink ground. No. 116541; .5 -- White on gold ground. No. 116488; and .6 -- Glossy brown on brown ground. No. 116644

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Beau Brummel Stripe" / Typical of the simple designs used for lining chests and / trunks of the period. / No. 116XXX / $4.50 per single roll / 20" Wide Pre-trimmed / A single roll is 7 yards long. Packed in double rolls." (Printed on the back of each sample. "XXX denotes unique number for each colorway. Price on 2001.281.720.6 is $5.40.)

Pattern

Beau Brummel Stripe

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.720.1-.6

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes

Period/Style

Stripe