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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.812 (RS195300)

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Madison" pattern for F. Schumacher & Company under the Waverly line of products. Wallpaper has an allover geometric grid pattern formed by elongated ovals, small circles and dots. Highly stylized flower blossoms fill the grid. Roller-printed in olive green, yellow, white, black and blue on a taupe ground.

Details

Maker
Waverly (Manufacturer)
F. Schumacher & Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1939-1950
Inscriptions
"Schumacher / Name of Pattern: MADISON / Wallpaper Number: 866 A 866 / Color: Gold / Width and Repeat: Trimmed Width 20" - 15 3/4" repeat / Price: $3.50 a single roll / Companion Fabric: 36" Bonded Glosheen No. 357871 / F. Schumacher & Company, 60 West 40th Street, New York City, 18" (Printed on back.)
"Bonded Wallpaper "MAdison" Join Trim A Waverly Bonded Wallpaper Madison" and " Made in U.S.A. Join Trim Top Made in U.S.A." (Printed on left and right selvedge, respectively.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
geometric patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
23 3/4 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.812
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290461

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
geometric
grids
flowers
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Madison
Pattern No.
866A
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 3/4, print width 20 (inches)

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