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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.798 (RS195336)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Blocked Daisy" pattern (#2749A) by William J. Galligan. Wallpaper has a repeating pattern of squares with canted edges, each filled with a highly abstracted flower blossom. Block-printed in aqua on a dark green ground.

Details

Maker
William J. Galligan, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Inscriptions
"Join / The Wim. J. Galligan Document Collection" and "A Hand Print / "Blocked Daisy" / Join" (Printed on the left and right selvedges, respectively.)
"William J. Galligan, Inc. / Hand Pritns / Grove Street Admas, Mass. / Pattern No. 2749 A / Price 5.00" (Stamped on back with pattern number and price handwritten.)
"Return to / Devon Service / 420 Boylston St / Boston, Mass." (Stamped on back.)
Location of origin
Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Adams (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 29 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.798
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290417

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
squares
flowers
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Blocked Daisy
Pattern No.
2749A
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 28 1/8 (inches)

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