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Wallpaper Sample Book

2001.281.715.1 (RS209848)

Description

Trade catalog or sample book titled "No. 1 / 1912 / Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper - New York - Boston - Chicago." 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 has a ribbon handle affixed to border. 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.\n

Details

Maker
Alfred Peats Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1912
Inscriptions
"Sidewall No. 610 Large 2416 / Border " 2610 / Ceiling " 611 / Moulding to Match No. 46 5 cts. per foot" (Printed on reverse of first sidewall paper sample. All sidewall papers bear similar inscriptions.)
"No. 1/ 1912 / Alfred Peats / Prize / Wallpaper / New York Boston Chicago" (Embossed on front cover.)
Location of origin
New York, NY, United States
Material
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
textile materials
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
New York (Henderson county, Texas)
Descriptive terms
Catalog, Trade
ceiling papers
paper (fiber product)
sample books
textile materials
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.715.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288571
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.715.2
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