Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-293194

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Tapestry Floral" pattern (#130426) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has an all-over design of stylized flowers and foliage in imitation of a tapestry or other textile. Roller-printed in green on a white ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper found in the Cotuit, MA house that belonged to sea captain Alvin C. Burlingame (1820-1854). Pattern was also reproduced by Katzenbach and Warren in the 1970s.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Tapestry Floral / #130426 $6.00 per roll" (Handwritten on verso.)

Pattern

Tapestry Floral

Pattern No.

130426

Associated Building

Associated With Alvin C. Burlingame House (Cotuit, MA),

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Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.883

Places

Cotuit (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stylized flowers
vines
foliage
tapestry

Period/Style

Floral