Reproduction Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1990

GUSN

GUSN-291200

Description

Three fragments of reproduction wallpaper border produced by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. The border imitates architectural and plaster molding with several different bands of design: narrow upper band of beads and leaves; wide band of trophy figures encircled by wreaths of foliage and fruit; and two lower bands, one geometric and the other floral. The paper is screen-printed in two tans, brown, white and two pinks on olive ground. The color of Fragment [A] differs slightly from [B] and [C].

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper

Inscription

"do - 30 yds. (cut 15 yds in half) MAKE WHITE PULLER - Rose + Pink Tone Better" (Note regarding printing and color adjustments.)
"9 00" (Zeros are raised and underlined. Refers to price per yard.)
"Waterhouse / $9 00 yd" (Zeroes are raised and underlined. Refers to price per yard.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Dimensions

10 5/8 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.827A-C

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Architectural Molding
Bead
Leaves
Floral
Wreaths
Fruit
Trophies

Period/Style

NeoClassical