Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

19701980

GUSN

GUSN-289769

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Moses Eaton Stencil" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale pattern of very simplified baskets of flowers, flower sprigs, and starburst motifs arranged between vertical stripes of geometric designs. Pattern is a composite of motifs from various stencils made by Moses Eaton, circa 1820. Printed in red and blue on a beige ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
medallions (ornament areas)
stars
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stencil / Moses Eaton / Did painting throughout N.E." and "173506" (Handwritten on back by Dorothy Waterhouse.)

Pattern

Moses Eaton Stencil

Pattern No.

173506

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
After Eaton, Moses (American stencil artist, 1796-1886) (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 3/4 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.757

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

stencil

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

geometric
baskets
flowers
sprigs
starbursts