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2001.281.714.36 (RS197860)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number LP 1-406 part of the "Liberty" collection produced by Allen-Doane & Company, Inc. Wallpaper has large-scale medallion stripe pattern with highly stylized motifs including acanthus leaves, flowers and leaves. Screen-printed in green and white on a woven-textured green 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" (Stamped on back.)
"LP 1-406 / 4.45" (Handwritten in blanks for pattern number and price 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
acanthus (motif)
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 5/8 x 27 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.714.36
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288753
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
medallions
acanthus leaves
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern No.
P 1-406
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 11 3/8, repeat width 13 1/2 (inches)

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