Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-293100

Description

Two partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in the "East India" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale Chinoiserie scrolling floral and foliage design. Pattern is based on a French block-printed paper dating from 1760-1770. Two roller-printed colorways are present: 2001.281.873.1 -- #158635 - greens, blue, yellow, orange and black on cream ground; and 2001.281.736.2 -- #158484 - greens, blues, white, black, orange and red on a light green ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Chinoiserie
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper

Inscription

"158D" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.873.1.)
"East India" (Printed on left selvedge of 2001.281.873.1.)
"East India / #158484 $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.873.2.)

Pattern

East India

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.736.1-.4

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 5/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.873.1-.2

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Chinoiserie

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
foliage

Period/Style

Chinoiserie