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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.805 (RS195313)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern #1448 by W. J. Galligan & Sons. Pattern has a large-scale design of round medallions enclosed in a diamond-shaped grid formed by stylized flowers and foliage. Block-printed in green and white on an olive green ground.

Details

Maker
W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Inscriptions
"Join Tr" and "a hand print / No. 1448" (Printed on left and right selvedges, respectively)
"Galligan-Owen Corporation / Grove Street Adams, Mass. / Pattern No. 1448 / Price $7.50" (Stamped on back with pattern number and price handwritten.)
"Return to / Devon Service / 420 Boylston St / Boston, Mass." (Stamped on back twice.)
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
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.805
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290442

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
flowers
foliage
medallions
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
1448
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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