Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1959-1970

GUSN

GUSN-289536

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Dresden Ribbon" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a floral stripe pattern with small floral sprays arranged evenly over paper and vertical stripes imitating grosgrain ribbon. Roller-printed in pinks, browns, and gray on a tan background.\n \n Pattern is based on wallpaper remnants found in a Cape Cod, Massachusetts barn which had been the workshop of a local wallpaper hanger.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics & Wallpapers / Katzenbach & Warren / Run 1" and "Fadeproof Washable / "Dresden Ribbon" / Reproduced from A Dorothy S. Waterhouse Document" (Printed on the right and left selvedges, respectively, of the sample.)

Pattern

Dresden Ribbon

Pattern No.

139

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chicago , Illinois, United States

Dimensions

20 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.733

Places

Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.703
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.860

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

ribbons
stripes
floral sprays

Period/Style

Floral Stripe