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Wallpaper Sample Book

1990.301 (RS209820)

Description

Trade catalog or sample book titled "No. 3 / 1908 / Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper - New York - Boston - Chicago." Catalog is bound with front and back covers of heavy dark brown paper embossed with rococo scrolls framing a gold quatrefoil shape containing the title. Catalog has a brown ribbon handle affixed to border. Catalog contains samples of coordinated groupings of ceiling, border, and sidewall wallpapers. Approximately fifty groupings are present. Back cover is missing.

Details

Label
From "Waiting for a Gallery" Entitled "ALFRED PEATS PRIZE WALLPAPER" this sample book contains 103 roller-printed wallpapers, borders, and ceiling papers. A promotional pamphlet published about the same time illustrates several of the patterns in this book and suggests the types of window and door draperies and lace curtains to use with each paper.
Maker
Alfred Peats Co. (Maker)
Date
1908
Inscriptions
No. 3 / 1908 / Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper - New York - Boston - Chicago. (Printed on front cover.)
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Material
paper (fiber product)
textile materials
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Catalog, Trade
paper (fiber product)
textile materials
trade catalogs
Transfer Printed
wallpapers
Dimensions
18 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.301
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Charles Burden
GUSN
13083
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Title Wallpaper Border Accession number 2001.281.715.2

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