Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-293208

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "East India Trade" pattern (#124318) pattern by Waerhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has very large-scale damask pattern of scrolling flowers and foliage. Roller-printed in white on a blue ground. Paper is textured to resemble a basket-weave fabric. Pattern is based on fabrics imported to Europe during its trade with Asia in the 18th century.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

""East India Trade" Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc." (Printed on right selvedge.)
"East India Trade / [illegible]" (Handwritten on verso.)

Pattern

East India Trade

Pattern No.

124318

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

30 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.888

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

scrolling foliage
flowers

Period/Style

Damask