Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-290113

Description

Two pieces of reproduction wallpaper in the "Wareham Floral" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a floral trail and stripe pattern with a vine with blooming flowers undulating across regularly placed stylized floral stripes. Roller-printed in greens, cream and pink on a light green ground. Pattern is a reproduction of an English block-printed paper dating from 1770-1780 which was found in the Captain John Kendrick House in Wareham, MA. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Wareham Floral - He carried first U.S. flag around the world / from the John Hendrick House 1770 which carries the Georgian Tax Stamp." (Handwritten on back of 2001.281.776.1 by Dorothy Waterhouse.)

Pattern

Wareham Floral

Pattern No.

WH176

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Captain John Kendrick House,

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

30 x 20 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.776.1-.2

Places

Wareham (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.518.1A-I

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Green

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
stripes
vines

Period/Style

Floral Stripe