Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1965

GUSN

GUSN-293226

Description

Two partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number LPX1 part of the "Liberty" collection produced by Allen-Doane & Company, Inc. Wallpaper has alternating motifs of stylized flowers and palmettes arranged in horizontal rows. Both rolls are screen-printed in blue, black, pink and white on a yellow ground. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"I let Reta Hitchcock / use these designs when she started / making wallpaper. Several of them were / originals from the Sylvanus Thayer House / in Braintree. These are / samples of her papers." (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.891A.)

Pattern No.

LPX1

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.714.2
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.714.4
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.714.3

Maker

Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.891AB

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

palmettes
stylized flowers