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Wallpaper Sample Book

2001.281.713 (RS209847)

Description

Wallpaper trade catalog or sample book from Kraus and Lederer Wallpaper. Catalog is bound and has front and back covers of heavy dark brown paper embossed with an imitation leather pattern. Catalog contains approximately 39 groups of coordinated ceiling, border and sidewall wallpapers.

Details

Maker
Kraus and Lederer Wallpaper (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
"Kraus and Lederer / Wallpaper / 148 and 150 W. 23rd St. / New York / Chicago New York Pittsburgh" (Printed on cover.)
"Kraus & Lederer 1438 & 150 W. 23rd St. New York, N.Y. / Sidewall No. 148 13 cts. per single roll / Border No. 243 3 cts. per single roll / Ceiling No. 343 13 cts. per single roll / Grade 38 . . . "
(Printed on reverse of first ceiling paper. All ceiling papers bear a similar inscription.)
Location of origin
New York, NY, United States
Material
borders (ornament areas)
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
New York City (New York state)
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
Catalog, Trade
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
sample books
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.713
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288515

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