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Three unused pieces of reproduction wallpaper in the "Madame de Pompadour" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has an all-over pattern of flower-filled baskets, rococo flowers and scrolls. Also present are straw hats, rakes and hoes. Pattern is based on a French brocade textile. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.753.1 -- White and gray on a metallic beige ground (#110488); and 2001.281.753.2 and .3 -- Cream and pink on a dark pink ground.
paper (fiber product)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Madame de Pompadour" / Reproduced from a delicate French satin brocade, / this design suggests the interest in rural life in the / Court of Louis XV. / No. 110488 / $15.00 per single roll / 26 ¼" Wide Trimmed 17" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long." / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on back of 2001.281.753.1.)
"Madame de Pompadour" (Printed on bottom edge of 2001.281.753.3.)
Madame de Pompadour
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.708
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.709