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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.793 (RS195321)

Description

Unused piece of reproduction wallpaper manufactured by A.L. Diament & Co. in pattern #1540-XDF (pattern name unknown). Wallpaper has a dense floral trail design featuring scrolling chrysanthemum blossoms with peacocks sitting on the vines. Printed in blues, pinks, greens, yellows and black on a cream ground. Pattern is a reproduction of an earlier wallpaper by Zuber & Cie.

Details

Maker
A.L. Diament & Co. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"#1540-XDF / 5.25 / 1540-XDF" (Handwritten on back)
"A.L. Diamen / P.O. Box 7437 / Philade" (Stamped on back.)
"Agents / George a& Frances Davison / 420 Boylston Street / Boston, MAss. / Tel: CO 6-0072 / CO 6-0776" (Stamped on back.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Zuber & Cie
Dimensions
23 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.793
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290375
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2006.9.5

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
chrysanthemums
peacocks
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
1540-XDF
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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