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Wallpaper Sample Book

1979.1 (RS85321)

Description

Wallpaper sample book, titled "Book No. 4 / Season 1912 / Lappin's Latest Leaders / Grass Cloths / Independent Ceilings/ Jaspes. Burlaps / Varnish Tile Papers / 30 Inch Ingrains / Imported Oat Meals / Crepes & Silk Fibres / I. Lappin Wall Paper Co / 114-116-118 Staniford Street Boston, Mass." Book is bound with heavy ribbed dark brown paper with a beige printed label affixed to the front and a brown fabric tape binding. A thin beige string is threaded through the spine and tied for hanging the book. Back cover is torn with appriximately two-thirds of it missing. Book contains eighty sidewall and ceiling paper samples including varnished and oatmeal varities. \n

Details

Maker
I. Lappin Co.
Date
1912
Inscriptions
"Book No. 4 / Season 1912 / Lappin's Latest Leaders / Grass Cloths / Independent Ceilings/ Jaspes. Burlaps / Varnish Tile Papers / 30 Inch Ingrains / Imported Oat Meals / Crepes & Silk Fibres / I. Lappin Wall Paper Co / 114-116-118 Staniford Street Boston, Mass." (Printed on label affixed to front cover.)
Material
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
string (fiber product)
textile materials
Object type
Advertising Medium
Descriptive terms
Catalog, Trade
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
sample books
string (fiber product)
textile materials
wallpapers
Dimensions
9 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.1
GUSN
246074

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