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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.799 (RS195337)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Bridgewater" pattern (#30664) by W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. Wallpaper has an allover pattern of medallions enclosed in diamonds formed by offsetting palmette motifs. Block-printed in white on a blue-green ground.

Details

Maker
W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Inscriptions
"Join Trim / W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp." and ""Bridgewater" / Join Trim Run 2 Top" (Printed on left and right selvedges, respectively.)
"Galligan-Owen Corporation / Grove Street Adams, Mass. / Pattern No. 30664 / Price 3.75" (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)
medallions (ornament areas)
palmette (motif)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 5/8 x 21 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.799
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290421

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
medallions
palmettes
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Bridgewater
Pattern No.
30664
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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