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2008.6.65 (RS196210)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Baroque floral, foliage and ribbon pattern. Printed in two greens on a tan ground.

Details

Maker
Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)
Date
1940-1950
Inscriptions
Selvedge Right: "WOODFORD / JOIN / TOP / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER R / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279 / RUN 1 / WOODFORD"
Selvedge Left: "JOIN / TOP / MADE IN / U.S.A. / COLOR-LOCKED / AND GUARANTEED / 754 / RUN 1 / GLENCRAFT / U.W.P.C. of N.A. / JOIN / TOP / MADE IN / U.S.A."
Front labels [2]: "IMPERIAL / Washable / WALLPAPER / GLENCRAFT"
Reverse: [repeats two and a half times] "GLENCRAFT / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER / COLOR-LOCKED / See Imperial silver label / page in front of this book / GUARANTEED / WOODFORD No. 7543 / BORDER No. 8543 / 22" WIDE, 7 YDS. TO THE ROLL / U.W.P.C of N.A. / UNION-MADE"
[stamped twice] "SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.3"
[in pencil] "1948-102-7" (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 3/4 in x 21 7/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.6.65
Credit Line
Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum
GUSN
103543
Related Items
Title 2008.6.99 Accession number 2008.6.1

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Woodford (7543)

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