Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1985-1995

GUSN

GUSN-291197

Description

Fragment of reproduction wallpaper "Thayer Blossom" produced by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Small sprig pattern with palmette figures screen-printed in blue, black and white on yellow ground. The pattern is based on a late eighteenth-century wallpaper from the General Sylvanus Thayer birthplace, Braintree, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Pattern

Thayer Blossom

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace,

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

24 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.826

Places

Braintree (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.334A-C

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sprig
palmette

Period/Style

Sprig