Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-290357

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Mary Lyon" pattern (#136632) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper pattern has a vertical stripe of roses and leaves framed by vertical stripes of horizontal lines and dots. These are framed by wider stripes of geometric motifs including vertical and diagonal lines, dots and circles. Roller-printed in pink and white on a pink ground. Pattern is based on a French or American block-printed wallpaper dating from 1810-1830.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / Boston, Massachusetts / "Mary Lyon" / No. 136632 / $15.00 per single roll / 28" Wide Trimmed / A single roll is 5 yards long. / Also available in custom colors. / See inside back cover for details." (Printed on back.)

Pattern

Mary Lyon

Pattern No.

136632

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc.

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

2001.281.785

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Pink

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

stripes

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
roses
geometric
lines
dots

Period/Style

Floral Stripe