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Unused Wallpaper Fragment

2008.6.66 (RS196225)

Description

Unused sample. Diaper pattern of rectangular frames with canted corners and scroll decoration, each features a landscape scene with either two men at center or a woman and child, frames surrounded by triangular sprays of fruit and flowers, vertical stripe ground. Printed in four greens, two grays, pink, mauve, eggplant, crimson, cream and blue.

Details

Maker
Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)
Date
1940-1950
Inscriptions
Selvedge Right: "STAFFORDSHIRE / JOIN / TOP / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER R / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279 / RUN 1 / STAFFORDSHIRE"
Selvedge Left: "GLENCRAFT / JOIN / TOP / MADE IN / U.S.A. / COLOR-LOCKED / AND GUARANTEED / 755 / RUN 1 / U.W.P.C. of N.A. / UNION MADE / GLENCRAFT"
Front label: "IMPERIAL / Washable / WALLPAPER / GLENCRAFT"
Reverse: [repeats three times] "GLENCRAFT / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER / COLOR-LOCKED / See Imperial silver label / page in front of this book / GUARANTEED / STAFFORDSHIRE No. 7552 / BORDER No. 8552 / 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] "1948-102-8" (Printed, label, stamp and written)
Location of origin
Cleveland, OH (origin); Norwich, CT (use)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958)
Dimensions
28 1/2 in x 22 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.6.66
Credit Line
Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum
GUSN
103544
Related Items
Title 2008.6.99 Accession number 2008.6.1

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Staffordshire (7552), Border (8552)

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