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Wallpaper Sample Book

1979.3 (RS203767)

Description

Wallpaper sample book, titled "Exclusive Wall Papers / 1925 / I. Lappin Wall Paper Co / Boston, Mass. / Book 4." Book is bound with heavy brown and beige pebbled paper with a dark brown spine and edging. Book cover has an image of a gambrel roofed house. Book has a dark brown cord strung through a hole at the center left edge. Book contains forty-five sidewall and ceiling paper samples including varnished examples. Thirty-six coordinating border papers are also included. Imported lithographed friezes are illustrated on four pages and include seventeen scenic papers and nine coordinating borders.\n

Details

Maker
I. Lappin Co.
Date
1925
Inscriptions
"Exclusive Wall Papers / 1925 / I. Lappin Wall Paper Co. / Boston Mass. / Book 4" (Printed on front cover.)
Material
ceiling papers
cord (fiber product)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Descriptive terms
Book, Sample
ceiling papers
cord (fiber product)
paper (fiber product)
sample books
Sample, Sales
scenic wallpapers
wallpapers
Dimensions
11 x 9 1/4 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.3
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
272697

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