Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1959-1970

GUSN

GUSN-293048

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Tapestry Floral" pattern by Katzenbach and Warren. Wallpaper has an all-over design of stylized flowers and foliage in imitation of a tapestry or other textile. Roller-printed in brown and yellow on a gold ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper found in the Cotuit, MA house that belonged to sea captain Alvin C. Burlingame (1820-1854). Pattern was also reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. in the 1970s.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Reproduced from a Dorothy S. Waterhouse Document / 137 GW 810 / "Tapestry Floral"" (Printed on left selvedge.)
"From the Greenbrook Collection of Related Fabrics and Wallpapers / Katzenbach and Warren" (Printed on the right selvedge.)

Pattern

Tapestry Floral

Pattern No.

137 GW 810

Associated Building

Associated With Alvin C. Burlingame House (Cotuit, MA),

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Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.867

Places

Cotuit (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Gold

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stylized flowers
vines
foliage
tapestry

Period/Style

Floral