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Unused Wallpaper Sample

2008.6.79 (RS196253)

Description

Unused sample attached to a cardboard mat. Geometric pattern of various drawings by famous artists including a head of young woman by Albrecht Durer, a group of young men by Ghirlandaio, a perspective by Jacopo Bellini, the Leda with Swan by Filipo Lippi, and the Horse and Rider by Leonardo da Vinci. Printed in black and white on a pink ground.

Details

Maker
Dorn, Marion V. (Designer)
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1930-1950
Inscriptions
Selvedge: "JOIN [arrow up] MASTER DRAWINGS designed by MARION V. DORN TOP [arrow right]
Reverse: "SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.14" (Printed, stamp and written)
Location of origin
New York, NY (origin); Norwich, CT (use)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
WALLPAPER
wallpapers
Dimensions
49 1/4 in x 28 3/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.6.79
Credit Line
Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum
GUSN
103557
Reference Notes
This pattern is illustrated in Katzenbach, Lois and William. "The Practical Book of American Wallpaper," p. 51.
Related Items
Title 200-.6.99 Accession number 2008.6.1

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Master Drawings

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