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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.718 (RS194538)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Abigail Adams" pattern produced by Warner Company. Wallpaper has an all-over floral sprig pattern of repeating stylized single flowers with leaves. Roller-printed in white, green, and light blue on a blue ground. Paper has a horizontal ribbed texture.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"Abigail Adams / Sidewall No. 1524 / Plastic Bonded / Precision trimmed for easy hanging / 20 1/2 inches wide - 7 yards per single roll" (Printed on 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
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/8 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.718
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288961

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
floral sprigs
Period/Style
Sprig
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
Abigail Adams
Pattern No.
1524
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2, repeat width 2, print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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