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Wallpaper Sample

2001.281.973.3 (RS195150)

Description

A page torn from a "Peerless" Wallpaper sample book. Pattern number 4541, named "The Marseillaise." All-over fleur de lis pattern with narrow, uneven horizontal stripes through-out in imitation of a woven textile. Roller-printed in red on red, ingrain paper with visible wood pulp.

Details

Maker
Gledhill Wallpaper Company (1880-1920) (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-11920
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
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
2001.281.973.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291061
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Fleur de lis
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
unused
Pattern Name
The Marseillaise
Pattern No.
4541
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 1/8, repeat width 2, print width 18 (inches)

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