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Wallpaper Sample Book

2001.281.712 (RS209851)

Description

Wallpaper trade catalog or sample book titled "Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper - New York - Boston - Chicago -- Book 4." 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 contains samples of coordinated groupings of ceiling, border, and sidewall wallpapers. Approximately forty groupings are present. Papers include embossed and gilded papers as well as scenic designs.

Details

Maker
Alfred Peats Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1912-1920
Inscriptions
"Alfred Peats / Prize / Wallpaper / New York Boston Chicago" (Embossed on front cover.)
"Book 4 / Alfred Peats Co. / New York Chicago & Boston" (Printed on first page of book.)
"Sidewall No. 3318 / Exarch 9664 / Moulding to Match. No. 176 6 cts per foot" (Printed on reverse of first sidewall paper. All sidewall papers bear a similar inscription.)
Location of origin
New York, NY, United States
Material
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Catalog, Trade
embossed wall coverings
gilding
paper (fiber product)
sample books
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 1 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.712
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288514

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