Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1959-1980

GUSN

GUSN-293055

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Parker Hill" pattern which was produced by both Katzenbach and Warren and Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has large-scale pattern of highly stylized sprays of flowers and foliage. Roller-printed in two blues, yellow, two purples, and gray-green on a light green ground. Pattern is based on an American block-printed wallpaper dating from 1825-1835 that was found in the circa 1832 James Parker House in Shirley, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Pattern

Parker Hill

Associated Building

Associated With James Parker House,

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Maker

Possibly Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Possibly Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.870

Places

Shirley (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Green

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
foliage

Period/Style

Floral