Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-290110

Description

Three unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Victorian Rose" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has an all-over large scale pattern of branches of blooming roses. Three colorways are present: 2001.281.775.1 -- Cream on a beige ground (#126592); 2001.281.775.2 -- Pinks, reds and greens on a metallic silver ground (#126611); and 2001.281.775.3 -- Yellows and browns on a yellow ground (#126506).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic pigment
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Victorian Rose" / These full-blown roses are handsome in detail and / proportion. Through the ages, the rose has enjoyed / a timeless appeal. / No. 126592 / $6.00 per single roll / 27 1/2" Wide Pre-trimmed. / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Packed in triple rolls." (Printed on back of 2001.281.775.1.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Victorian Rose" / These full-blown roses are handsome in detail and / proportion. Through the ages, the rose has enjoyed / a timeless appeal. / No. 126611 / $6.00 per single roll / 27 1/2" Wide Pre-trimmed. / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Packed in triple rolls." (Printed on back of 2001.281.775.2.)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Victorian Rose" / These full-blown roses are handsome in detail and / proportion. Through the ages, the rose has enjoyed / a timeless appeal. / No. 126506 / $6.00 per single roll / 27 1/2" Wide Pre-trimmed. / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Packed in triple rolls." (Printed on back of 2001.281.775.3.)

Pattern

Victorian Rose

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.775.1-.3

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

floral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses

Period/Style

Floral