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2008.6.89 (RS196250)

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Pattern of large stylized orchids over scrolling foliage. Printed in two yellows, tan, brown and olive. "The Courtland" designed by Lindsay Philip Butterfield (British), printed by Essex & Co.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1910
Inscriptions
Stamp: "SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 1890 / English"
Stamp: "S" within a circle within a triangle above "92122 / MADE IN ENGLAND" (Stamp and written)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
24 in x 20 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.6.89
Credit Line
Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum
GUSN
103567
Related Items
Title 2008.6.99 Accession number 2008.6.1

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Period/Style
Art Nouveau
Floral
Pattern Name
The Courtland
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

Comments

Accession Number 2008.6.89 #

AvatarPosted by Graham Smith on December 7, 2013
This wallpaper was designed by Lindsay Philip Butterfield (British) and named "The Courtland". The Victoria & Albert Museum, London has a large sample (E.914-1965, about 6 feet long) colour machine printed c1895 by Essex & Co.

Wallpaper Grant #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant - Collection Manager on December 23, 2013
Thank you for your interest in our wallpaper collection. We are currently about halfway through an IMLS grant to improve the online access to our wallpaper collection, search functions, digital images, make corrections to the database, and add data for a new gift of over 2000 papers. Please keep checking back over the next year to see the changes.
Sincerely, Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager