Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1990

GUSN

GUSN-289050

Description

Unused samples of reproduction wallpapers in the "Book End Paper" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings. Wallpaper has an all-over pattern of diamonds enclosing small geometric forms. Diamonds are formed by a series of graduated lines which are intersected by stylized arrows. Seven samples are present in six different colorways: .1 -- Blue, white and green on a gold ground. No. 152-193; .2 -- Red, black and brown on a beige ground. No. 152-605; .3 -- Blue and white on a blue ground. No. 152-834; .4 -- Cream and gold on a green ground. No. 152-945; .5 and .6 -- Cream and black on a rust ground. No. 152-948; and .7 -- White and blue-green on a green ground. No. 152 -?.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Wallcovering / Patt 152-193 Run 1 / Top / Straight Match / One Double Roll (2 Single Rolls) / 20 in. x 42 ft. = 70.14 sq. ft. / 35.07 sq. ft. per single roll" (Stamped on back of .1, .2, .4, and .5 with appropriate pattern number.)
"Wallcovering / Patt 152-834 Run 1 / Top / One Double Roll (2 Single Rolls) / 20 in, x 42 ft. = 70.14 sq. ft. / 35.07 sq. ft. per single roll" (Stamped on back of 2001.281.722.3.)

Pattern

Book End Paper

Pattern No.

152

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19 3/4 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.722.1-.7

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.871

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamonds
geometric

Period/Style

Geometric