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2001.281.973.1 (RS195150)

Description

A page torn from a "Peerless" Wallpaper sample book. Pattern number 4523, named "The Helena." White on blue damask pattern with floral bouquets and lace ribbon swags. Roller-printed in white and pale blue on blue ground. Paper has light ribbed texture.

Details

Maker
Gledhill Wallpaper Company (1880-1920) (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-1920
Location of origin
United States
Material
embossed wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
sample books
trade catalogs
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Oldham, Esther
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
14 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.973.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291014
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Bouquets
Lace Ribbon
Swag
Scroll
Period/Style
Damask
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
The Helena
Pattern No.
4523
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 (inches)

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