Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-293123

Description

Four partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in the "Parkman House" pattern by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale repeating pattern of medallions formed of rosettes, swags and anthemions. Stylized bees are interspersed between medallions. Three roller-printed colorways are present: 2001.281.878.1 -- Metallic gold on a salmon ground (#150619); 2001.281.878.2 -- Metallic gold on a cream ground (#150507); and 2001.281.878.3-.4 -- White on a chartreuse ground (#150313).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Waterhouse / "Parkman House" / #150619 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.781.1.)
"Parkman House / #150507 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.878.2.)
"Parkman House / #150313 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.878.3.)
"Parkman House / #150313 / $7.50 per roll" (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.878.4.)

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.878.1-.4

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions
rosettes
swags
anthemions
bees

Period/Style

Medallion