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Reproduction Wallpaper Border

2001.281.814.1-.2 (RS195319)

Description

Two unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number 5703 by F. Schumacher & Company. Wallpaper border has a roller-printed top band of small circles followed by a larger band of Neocassical rosettes framed by acanthus leaves. Below this is a band with a twisted ribbon and circle motif. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.814.1 -- Grays, browns and beiges on a cream ground (#5703B), and 2001.281.814.2 -- Beiges and taupes on a cream ground (#5703E).

Details

Maker
F. Schumacher & Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1960-1980
Inscriptions
"Schumacher / 5703B" (Handwritten on back of 2001.281.814.1.)
"Schumacher / 5703E" (Stamped on back of 2001.281.814.2.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
acanthus (motif)
borders (ornament areas)
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.814.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291079

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
ribbons
acanthus leaves
rosettes
Period/Style
NeoClassical
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
5703
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Border

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