Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-290151

Description

Unused piece of reproduction wallpaper in pattern #120388 manufactured by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has an all-over pattern of large stylized flowers and leaves on undulating vines. Roller-printed in blue and yellow on a mottled blue background. Pattern is a reproduction of a paper found in the John Quincy Adams House in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"From / Waterhouse Wallhanging's Inc. / 420 Boylston St. / Boston, Mass. 02116 / To / 120388 $12.00 per roll / John Quincy Adams / Your Order No. Our Order No. Rayarc Co., Bklyn, 32, N. Y." (Printed mailing label with typed pattern number price and name. Label affixed to front of sample.)

Pattern No.

120388

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.782

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

15 5/8 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.781

Places

Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
foliage
vines

Period/Style

Floral