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Wallpaper Border

2014.2.10 (RS197847)

Description

Unused sample of wallpaper border manufactured by Bassett & Vollum of Chicago, IL. Pattern has repeating motif of highly stylized rococo acanthus leaves bordered by top and bottom horizontal lines. Screen printed in black, white and brown on a taupe ground. Probably a reproduction pattern. Sample was fold in folder of wallpaper samples manufactured by Allen-Doane Company of Boston, MA.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1943-1963
Inscriptions
"Bassett & Vollum / Incorporated / 161 East Grand Ave. Chicago II, Ill,. / No. _____ / ____ Per Yard" (Printed label glued to back of sample.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
5 x 11 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.2.10
GUSN
288900

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
acanthus leaves
Form
Unused
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 3 (inches)

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