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Four unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "East India" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale Chinoiserie scrolling floral and foliage design. Pattern is based on a French block-printed paper dating from 1760-1770. Samples are present in two colorways: 2001.281.736.1 -- #158635 - greens, blue, yellow, orange and black on cream ground; and 2001.281.736.2,.3, and .4 -- #158484 - greens, blues, white, black, orange and red on a light green ground.
paper (fiber product)
"East India / 158635 / Reprodcued from / an early glazed cotton" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.736.1 by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"East India / #158484 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.736.2 by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"East India / #158484 / 4 /4 (Handwritten on back of sample 2001.281.736.3)
"East India / 158484"
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.873.1-.2
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
35 3/4 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)