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Unused Wallpaper Sample

2008.6.49 (RS196220)

Description

Unused sample. Two cherubs holding a basket aloft with a goat in between, scrolling floral ground. Printed in white and four shades of brown.

Details

Maker
Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 (Designer)
Date
1930-1950
Inscriptions
Selvedge: " 'VICTORIAN WALLPAPER' GOLDEN AGE"
Reverse: "SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.3" (Printed, stamp and written)
Location of origin
Norwich, CT (use)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
19 1/4 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.6.49
Credit Line
Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum
GUSN
103527
Related Items
Title 2008.6.99 Accession number 2008.6.1
Accession number Same pattern as

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Golden Age

Comments

Mistake Notification #

AvatarPosted by George Leland on March 4, 2015
With regard to the notations "Possibly Colden ACE (Manufacturer)" and Selvedge: " 'VICTORIAN WALLPAPER' COLDEN ACE":These are misreadings. The title of the wallpaper is "GOLDEN AGE" and that is what the selvedge inscription reads and makes reference to.

Corrected Mistake #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant - Collection Manager on March 4, 2015
Thank you, Mr. Leland.
We always appreciate knowledgeable people helping us with editing our database. I think you will agree that the wear on the paper lead to an easily-made mistake. I have made the corrections in the database.
Thank you for your vigilance.
Sincerely,
Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager