Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1959-1970

GUSN

GUSN-293012

Description

Four partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in the "Snuff Box" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has all-over diaper pattern of very simplified small floral rosettes. Roller-printed. Four colorways are present: 2001.281.866.1 -- Pink on a light pink ground (282 KW 504); 2001.281.866.2 -- Gray on a cream ground (282 KW 467); 2001.281.866.3 -- Blue on a green ground (282 KW 019); and 2001.281.866.4 -- Orange on a green ground. Pattern is based on designs often used to line early snuff boxes. Pattern was also reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings in the 1970s.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"282 KW 504 / Run 1 / 3 3/4" Repeat / Top / Straight Across / Join" (Stamped on verso of 2001.281.866.1.)
"282 KW 467 / Run 1 / 3 3/4" Repeat / Top / Straight Across / Join" (Stamped on verso of 2001.281.866.2.)
"282 KW 019 / Run 1 / 3 3/4" Repeat / Top / Straight Across / Join" (Stamped on verso of 2001.281.866.3.)

Pattern

Snuff Box

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.768.1-.4
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.708
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.709

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.866.1-.4

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diaper
stylized flowers

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern