Reproduction Wallpapr

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1959-1970

GUSN

GUSN-292991

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Interlacing Circles" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has large-scale pattern of medallions formed by interlacing circles. Within the center of each circle is a stylized flower. Roller-printed in two greens and two blue-grays on a beige ground. Pattern is based on a mid-18th century wallpaper found in Holderness, NH which had been attached to canvas and a wooden frame for use as a fire screen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Inscription

""Interlacing Circles" / Reproduced from a Dorothy S. Waterhouse Document / 133 GW 823" (Printed on the left selvedge.)

Pattern

Interlacing Circles

Pattern No.

133 GW 823

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.703
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.704

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

25 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.864

Places

Holderness (Grafton county, New Hampshire)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions
circles
stylized flowers

Period/Style

Medallion