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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.800 (RS195318)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Chelmsford" pattern (#75043) by W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. Wallpaper has large eight-sided medallions, each enclosing a stylized flower with buds and leaves. Medallions are separated by a grid of rosette and palmette motifs. Roller-printed in pinks on a cream ground.

Details

Maker
W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Inscriptions
"W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. / Top" and " Chelmsford / Run 3 / Join" (Printed on the left and right selvedges, respectively.)
"W/ J. Galligan & Sons Corp. / Roller Prints / Grove Street Adams, Mass. / Pattern No. 75043 / Price 3.50" (Stamped on back with pattern umber and price handwritten.)
"Return to / Devon Service / 420 Boylston St / Boston, Mass." (Stamped on back.)
Location of origin
Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Adams (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
palmette (motif)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.800
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290427

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallions
palmettes
rosettes
flowers
Period/Style
Floral Medallion
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Chelmsford
Pattern No.
75043
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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