Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-289707

Description

Unused piece of reproduction wallpaper in the "Griffin" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a Neoclassical pattern of two griffins flanking a cartouche which contains a shallow dish or lantern. Suspended from the cartouche is a ribbon and arrow motif and a hanging urn filled with flowers. Printed in white, black, green, purple and metallic gold on a salmon background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
Neoclassical
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Griffin" / Waterhouse Wall" and "Up / Trim / Join" (Pritned on right and left selvedges, respectively.)

Pattern

Griffin

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

14 x 29 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.749

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.959AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cinnamon

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

neoclassical

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

urns
flowers
swags
cartouches
griffins

Period/Style

NeoClassical