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2001.281.714.25 (RS197849)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number LP 2-384 part of the "Liberty" collection produced by Allen-Doane & Company, Inc. Wallpaper has pattern of repeating octagons enclosing stylized flowers. Octagons are separated by square medallions composed of four palmette-shaped motifs. Screen-printed in two browns on a cream ground. Part of a collection of unbound samples housed in a folder rather than a bound sample book.

Details

Maker
Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Inscriptions
"Liberty / Trade Mark / No. / Price $7.75 " (Stamped on back.)
"LP 2-384" (Handwritten in blank for pattern number on back of sample.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
27 1/2 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.714.25
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288735
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
palmettes
octagons
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
LP 2-384
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 3/8, repeat width 3 9/16 (inches)

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