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Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Crystal Place" pattern (#132486) manufactured by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale floral design with trailing foliage printed in metallic gold on a green ground. Background has dark green flocking. Pattern is based on designs included in the Great Exposition Building in London (1849-1851). Note that another paper by Waterhouse Wallhangings also bears the name "Crystal Palace" but is another pattern. See 2001.281.729.
paper (fiber product)
"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Crystal Palace" / The spectacular exhibition at the Great Exposition / Building in London (1849-1851) included many elegant / flocked patterns such as this design. / No. 132486 / $18.00 per single roll / 25" Wide Trimmed 25 1/2" Repeat / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on back.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
18 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707