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2001.281.64AB (RS182183)

Description

Two wallpaper fragments. Pattern of stacked and loose paper money and coins - all US currency. Coin purse and money bag also depicted. Roller-printed in three greens, gray, white, black, yellow and gold on cream ground. Half drop repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
LIGHT RESISTING / WATERFAST / THE ???IET WALL PAPER MILLS / UWPC OF NA / UNION MADE" (UWPC of NA = United Wallpaper Crafters of North America)
"Used at[?] Archibald House / Circle St. - / W" (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
37 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.64AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
272760

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
money
coins
money bag
change purse
currency
Period/Style
Novelty
Form
unused
State
Original
Theme
Currency
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 3/4, print width 18 1/8 (inches)

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