Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-289822

Description

Three unused pieces of reproduction wallpaper in the "Pineapple Stencil" pattern by Waterhouse, Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has large-scale vertical stripes of highly abstracted pineapples and leaves alternating with geometric stripes. Paper is adapted from from 19th-century stencil design by artist Moses Eaton. Three colorways are present: 2001.281.764.1 -- Blue and white on a mustard yellow ground; 2001.281.764.2 -- Brown and gold on a cream ground; and 2001.281.764.3 -- Brown and white on a taupe ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Waterhouse Wallhangings Inc. / 420 Boylston St. Boston, Mass. / Pattern No. 109519 Price per Roll $10.50 / For custom colors add $1.50 per roll / Minimum custom order. 6 rolls" (Stamped on back of 2001.281.764.3. Pattern number and price are handwritten.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings Inc. / 420 Boylston St. Boston, Mass. / Pattern No. 109519 Price per Roll $10.50 / For custom colors add $1.50 per roll / Minimum custom order. 6 rolls"
"Waterhouse Wallhangings Inc. / 420 Boylston St. Boston, Mass. / Pattern No. 109467 Price per Roll $10.50 / For custom colors add $1.50 per roll / Minimum custom order. 6 rolls / Please return sample"
(Printed on back of 2001.281.764.2. Pattern number and price are handwritten.)
" by Moses / Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc." (Printed on selvedge of 2001.281.764.3.)
"9447" (Handwritten on back of 2001.281.764.1.)

Pattern

Pineapple Stencil

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19 x 13 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.764.1-.3

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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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
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.881
Title Wall fragment with Moses Eaton stenciling Accession Number 1964.11.2
Title Wall fragment with Moses Eaton Stenciling Accession Number 1964.11.1

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pineapples
stripes