Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1959-1970

GUSN

GUSN-292970

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Dresden Ribbon" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has a floral stripe pattern with small floral sprays arranged evenly over paper and vertical stripes imitating grosgrain ribbon. Roller-printed in yellows, greens, and black on a tan background. Pattern is based on wallpaper remnants found in a Cape Cod, Massachusetts barn which had been the workshop of a local wallpaper hanger. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Fadeproof Washable / "Dresden Ribbon" / Reproduced from a Dorothy S. Waterhouse Document" (Printed on left selvedge)
"From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics & Wallpapers / "KAtzenbach & Warren" (Printed on the right selvedge)

Pattern

Dresden Ribbon

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.733
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.703
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.704
Title Textile Remnant "Dresden Ribbon" Accession Number 2001.281.1238

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 7/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.860

Places

Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
ribbons
floral sprays

Period/Style

Floral Stripe