Proof

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970

GUSN

GUSN-289680

Description

Color proof of "Gore Place" reproduction wallpaper manufactured by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Original wallpaper hung in the dining room of Gore Place in Waltham, Massachusetts and was a French block-printed paper dating from 1780-1810. Proof is printed on cream paper and has trailing flowers including roses and morning glories printed in blues, greens, gray, gold and red. Flowers and foliage are outlined with several rows of small pin dots.

Details

Descriptive Terms

proofs (prints by function)
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Proof, Printing

Inscription

"Please Save / Patt. No. Floral / Checked by RLC / Date 3-9-70/ A. W. Council & Co." (Stamped and handwritten at bottom edge.)

Pattern

Gore Place

Associated Building

Associated With Gore Place (Waltham, Mass.), Dining Room

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.745.1-.5
Title Photograph Accession Number 2001.281.746
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.877.1-.3

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

23 3/4 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.747

Places

Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

morning glories
roses
pin dots
flowers

Period/Style

Floral