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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.804 (RS195309)

Description

Unused sample of wallpaper pattern #1148A by William J. Galligan & Sons. Wallpaper has a large-scale grid of diamond-shaped motifs, each containing a single highly abstracted leaf. Leaves on alternating rows are enclosed in a circle formed by concentric rings. Block-printed in dark red on an olive green ground.

Details

Maker
W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Inscriptions
"The Wm. J. Galligan Document Collection / No 1148 A / 5 yd roll / Handprinted" (Stamped on back two times.)
"4.50" (Handwritten 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)
geometric patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 3/4 x 21 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.804
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290441

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
circles
leaves
Pattern No.
1148A
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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