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2001.281.228AB (RS183330)

Description

Two wallpaper fragments. Modernistic or early Art Deco style large-scale floral pattern. Highly stylized floral sprigs made with geometric shapes and color blocking. Roller-printed in two reds, mustard yellow, pink, two blues, two grays, green, and black. Background patterns consist of right angles printed in gray and tan, a woven pattern in tan, and horizontal wavy lines in tan and liquid mica on gray ground. The paper is embossed with a small textile weave or screen pattern. The United Wall Paper Crafters of North America union logo is printed in the selvedge.

Details

Maker
United Wallpaper Crafters of N. Am. (Typesetter)
Date
1915-1923
Inscriptions
"Match [downward facing arrow]" (printed)
"U.W.P.C. of N.A./Union Made"
"U.W.P.C. of N.A. / Union Made" (Printed in two lines. "U.W.P.C of N.A." printed over "Union Made." Logo symbol and lettering on either side of text.)
"M.10" (printed)
Location of origin
United States
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.228AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283300

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
weave pattern
stripes
Period/Style
Art Deco
Floral
Form
wall fragments
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern No.
M.10
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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