Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1990

GUSN

GUSN-289046

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Bissell House" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings. Wallpaper has circular medallions with eight leaves arranged in alternating rows on a background of pindots. Roller-printed in blue and light gray on a cream ground. Pattern is based on a roller-printed paper from 1850-1860 which is probably English in origin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Up Join Trim" (Pritned on left selvedge of front.)
" "Bissell House" / The original paper was found backing a mounted piece / of fine embroidery. / It is now displayed in the Bissell / House, one of the outstanding historic houses in St. / Louis, Mo. / No. 134635 / $12.00 per single roll / 26 3/4" Wide Trimmed / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on back of sample.)

Pattern

Bissell House

Pattern No.

134635

Associated Person

Bissell, Daniel, Gen., 1768-1833
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Bissell House,

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.721

Places

North Saint Louis (St. Louis Indep. City, Missouri)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Tracing Accession Number 2001.281.887AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions
pindots

Period/Style

Geometric