Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-293111

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "General Samuel McClellan" pattern (#155947) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale coffered design in imitation of plaster work. Large quatrefoils frame trophies composed of drums, flags, horns, pikes and swords. Roller-printed in black and white on a gray ground. Pattern is based on an English block-printed wallpaper dating from 1770-1780.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Neoclassical
Wallpaper

Inscription

"General Samuel McClellan / #155947 - $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso.)
"Made in U.S.A. / Run 1" (Stamped on verso.)

Pattern

General Samuel McClellan

Pattern No.

155947

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With General Samuel McClellan House,

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

21 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.876

Places

South Woodstock (Windham county, Connecticut)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1985.801
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.743.1-.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

military

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

quatrefoils
trophys
drums
horns
flags

Period/Style

NeoClassical