Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1960-1970

GUSN

GUSN-290130

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern 82WP467 (name not known) manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a pattern of alternating vertical stripes including an abstract geometric design, stylized floral vines, and floral sprigs scattered along an undulating ribbon. Printed in blue, green and black on a beige ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper used for lining an cowhide-covered trunk found in Harwich, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
geometric patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Return to Dorothy S. Waterhouse / A Waterhosue Documentary -- Lining of an old cowhide trunk found in Harwich, Mass." (Handwritten on back by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
"Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. / 155 East 546th Street / New York, N. Y. 10022" (Stamped on back)
"Please Return To / Katzenbach / & / Warren, Inc. / 420 Boylston Street / Boston 16, Mass." (Stamped on back.)
"Number 82WP467 / $5.70 per single roll / Vinyl finished & Pre-trimmed" (Stamped on back.)

Pattern No.

82WP467

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

14 3/8 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.779

Places

Harwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

floral stripe

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
floral vines
stripes
geometric

Period/Style

Floral Stripe