Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1959-1970

GUSN

GUSN-289508

Description

Four unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Dandelion Stripe" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a vertical stripe pattern with two alternating stripes. One stripe has highly abstracted dandelion leaves atop two large solid stripes. The other is a highly abstracted eyelet lace motif. Both are roller-printed on a mottled or speckled background. Pattern is based on an American hand-blocked wallpaper found in the parlor of a house in Contoocook, NH which dates from 1810-1825. Two different colorways are present: 2001.281.730.1 and .2 -- Green, brown, beige and orange on a tan ground; and 2001.281.730.3 and .4 -- Blue, beige and brown on a tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
strapwork
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Collection of Related Fabrics & Wallpapers / Join / Trim / Top" and " 807 / Join / Trim / Run 1 / Reproduced from A Dorothy S" (Printed on right and left front selvedge, respectively of sample 2001.281.730.1.)
"GW 807" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.730.1.)
"Katzenbach & Warren / From The Green..." and " . . Document / "Dandelion" / 3.5" (Printed on the right and left selvedges, respectively, of sample 2001.281.730.2.)
"Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. / Style No. 135 GW 807 / $4.80 The Single Roll" (Stamped on back of sample 2001.281.730.2.)
"...nbach & Warren / From the Greenbrook Col . . . " and "S. Waterhouse Document / "Dandelion" / 1" (Printed on the right and left selvedges of 2001.281.730.3)
"GW 806" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.730.3.)
"Collection of Related Fabrics a& Wallpapers / Join / Trim / Top" and "GW 806 / Join / Trim / Run 1 / Reproduced from A Dorothy " (Printed on the right and left selvedges, respectively, of 2001.281.730.4)
"GW 806" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.730.4.)
"Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. Style No. 135 GW 806 / $4.80 The Single Roll" (Stamped on back of sample 2001.281.730.4.)

Pattern

Dandelion Stripe

Pattern No.

135

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.730.1-.4

Places

Contoocook (Merrimack county, New Hampshire)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

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Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.703
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.731.1-.9
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.964
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.859

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

dandelions
stripes
lace

Period/Style

Floral Stripe