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Unused Wallpaper Sample

2008.6.63 (RS196205)

Description

Unused sample. Vertical stripe. Two bands of lines of dots, dashes, bellflowers, zigzags and a diamond pattern with alternating plains of repeating flowers. Printed in green, pink and white on a green ground.

Details

Maker
Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)
Date
1940-1950
Inscriptions
Selvedge Right: "hable WALLPAPER / RUN 1 / RIVERTON / JOIN / TOP / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER / RUN 1 / RIVERTON"
Selvedge Left: OKED / NTEED / 9537 / RUN 1 / U.W.P. of N.A. / UNION MADE / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279 / JOIN / TOP / MADE IN / U.S.A. / COLOR-LOCKED / AND GUARANTEED / 9537 / RUN 1 / U.W.P. of N.A. / UNION MADE / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279"
Front labels [2]: "IMPERIAL / Washable / WALLPAPER"
Reverse: [repeats three times] "Jean McLain / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER / COLOR-LOCKED / See Imperial silver label / page in front of this book / GUARANTEED / RIVERTON No. 5371 / BORDER No. 6371 / 22" WIDE, 7 YDS. TO THE ROLL / U.W.P.C of N.A. / UNION-MADE"
"SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.3"
[in pencil] "1948-102-6" (Printed, label, stamp and written)
Location of origin
Cleveland, OH (origin); Norwich, CT (use)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
WALLPAPER
wallpapers
People and organizations
United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958)
Dimensions
28 1/2 in x 22 1/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.6.63
Credit Line
Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum
GUSN
103541
Related Items
Title 2008.6.99 Accession number 2008.6.1

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Riverton (5371)

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