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Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Le Pecheur" pattern (#175304) by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. Wallpaper has a series of alternating scenic vignettes. One vignettes shows a two-masted sailing ship framed in a oval formed by a series of stylized floral sprigs and leaves and a ribbon. The other vignette, framed by a foliage swag and garland, depicts a woman standing beside a tall urn and a seated man holding a fishing pole with a fish. Roller-printed in green, gold and black on a cream ground. Pattern is based on a French block-printed wallpaper dating from 1790-1810.
paper (fiber product)
"Wallcovering / [illegible]...r for/ Waterhouse Wallcoverings, Inc. / [illegible]...ham Street / Boston, Mass. 02118 / Contents / 63 square feet / 18 ins. x 14 yds. / Run 1 / 175304" (Stamped on verso.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
19 (W) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)