Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-289566

Description

Two unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Fleurette" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has widely scattered stylized floral sprigs on a plain background. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.740.1 -- Metallic gold on white (# 119610); and 2001.281.740.2 -- White on blue (# 119437).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Fleurette" / No. 119610 / $10.50 per single roll / 27" Wide Trimmed 13" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on the back of sample 2001.281.740.1.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Fleurette" / No. 119437 / $10.50 per single roll / 27" Wide Trimmed 13" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on the back of sample 2001.281.740.2.)

Pattern

Fleurette

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.740.1-.2

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral sprigs

Period/Style

Sprig