Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1988

GUSN

GUSN-290362

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "P.V.M.A. Rainbow, Deerfield" pattern (#321) by Waterhouse Wallhangings. Wallpaper has an irisé or rainbow design of repeating floral medallions separated by scrolling, flowered leaves. Printed in blended blue, yellow and white on an ungrounded paper. Pattern is based on an American block-printed paper dating from 1830-1840. Paper was reproduced for use in the Wells-Thorn House, Deerfield, MA.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
rainbow papers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. / "P.V.M.A. Rainbow, Deerfield"" and "Join Trim Up" (Printed on both selvedges)

Pattern

P.V.M.A. Rainbow, Deerfield

Pattern No.

321

Associated Building

Wells-Thorn House (Deerfield, MA),

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 1988.70a

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 3/4 x 30 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.787

Places

Deerfield (Franklin county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Design Technique

Irise

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions
flowers

Period/Style

Damask