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Reproduction Wallpaper Border

2001.281.790 (RS195306)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Leaf Border" pattern manufactured by Bradbury & Bradbury as part of their "In the Morris Tradition" roomset. Wallpaper border has a scrolling trail of highly abstracted leaves. Screen-printed in black and gold. Sample is uncut and has two complete borders and one partial border. Pattern is adapted from English stencil designs dating from 1875-1900 by Morris & Company.

Details

Maker
Bradbury & Bradbury (Manufacturer)
Date
1980-1990
Inscriptions
"Handprinted by / Bradbury & Bradbury Wallpapers / Box 155 / Benicia, Californai 94510 / (707) 746-1900 / Leaf Border / Color CodeL LEB-750 / Price Code: P" (Printed on label affixed to back.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts (movement)
metallic pigment
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Morris & Co.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.790
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290369

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
leaves
Period/Style
Arts and Crafts
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Leaf Border
Pattern No.
LEB
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 6 3/4 (inches)

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