Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-289487

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Classic Damask" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a repeating design imitating a woven damask from the Empire period. The pattern has a central urn enclosed in a circular floral garland.The circular motif is enclosed within a diamond formed by a foliage garland with rosette corners. Printed in beige on a taupe ground. Paper is textured in imitation of a textile.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
trompe-l'oeil
Neoclassical
Wallpaper

Inscription

"# 207630" (Handwritten on upper right corner on back of sample.)

Pattern

Classic Damask

Pattern No.

207630

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.728

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

urns
garlands
rosettes

Period/Style

Damask