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Three unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Medallion" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a repeating pattern of simple stylized rosettes and is based on a French block-printed wallpaper by Zuber dating from 1820-1830. Three colorways are present: 2001.281.754.1 -- Gray and cream on a taupe ground (#104431); 2001.281.754.2 -- Green, gray and cream on a yellow ground (#104449); and 2001.281.754.3 --Yellow, gold and brown on a cream ground (#104507). Coordinating border paper is "Medallion Border" (2001.281.755.1-.3).
paper (fiber product)
". . . rhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Medallion" / From an early Zuber design, with its Acanthus / leaf border, this pattern was used extensively in / elegant homes of the 19th Century. / No. 104431 / $15.00 per single roll / 18 1/2" Wide Trimmed 7" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long." / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on back of 2001.281.754.1.)
"Waterhouse / $104507 / $10.50 per roll / border $3.00 per roll" (Handwritten on back of 2001.281.754.3 by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
18 3/4 x 10 (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 2001.281.709
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.708
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.755.1-.3