Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-293057

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Coyle House" pattern (#168190) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a repeating diaper pattern formed by abstracted sprig and flower motifs. Within each void in the grid are a series of graduated horizontal lines forming a diamond. Roller-printed in two pinks, and white on a yellow ground. Pattern is a reproduction of a block-printed paper made by Janes & Bolles in Hartford, CT between 1821 and 1828. Pattern name is derived from the Coyle House in Natchez, MS where an example of the early paper was found.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

""Coyle House" Natchez / Waterhouse" (Printed on left selvedge)

Pattern

Coyle House

Pattern No.

168190

Associated Building

Coyle House (Natchez, MS),

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Janes & Bolles

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 x 29 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.872

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamonds
sprigs
stylized flowers

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern