Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-293199

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper border in the "Belmont Mansion - Front Hall" pattern (#246) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a large-scale pattern of rococo scrolling stylized flowers and foliage bordered on the top and bottom by wide vertical stripes with interlaced scroll motifs. Roller-printed in two grays and metallic gold on a cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
metallic paint
paper (fiber product)
Rococo Revival
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper

Inscription

""Belmont Mansion - Front Hall" Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc." (Printed on both selvedges.)
"Custom design / by B. Scott" (Handwritten on verso.)

Pattern

Belmont Mansion - Front Hall

Pattern No.

246

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 3/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.885

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scrolling foliage
stylized flowers

Period/Style

Rococo Revival