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2001.281.815.1-.2 (RS195320)

Description

Two unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "Lyre Bird" pattern by F. Schumacher & Company manufactured as part of their Hobe Erwin Editions line. Wallpaper has a large-scale pattern of peacock-like birds sitting on flowering tree branches. Neoclassical lyres are arranged around the branches. Background is filled with a highly stylized vine of trailing foliage and berries. Roller-printed. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.815.1 -- Pinks, greens and blue on an ivory ground (#891-1), and 2001.281.815.2 -- Greens, yellows, gold and brown on a cream ground (#891-3).

Details

Maker
F. Schumacher & Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1960-1980
Inscriptions
"Run 1/ Hobe Erwin Editions, 891-1 / Trim / Join / Run 1" and "Top / Trim / Join" (Printed on left and right selvedges, respectively, of 2001.281.815.1.)
"Schumacher's / "Lyre Bird" / No. 891-1 - White / width 22", 18 3/4", repeat / $4.50 per single roll / F. Schumacher & Co. / New York" (Printed on back of 2001.281.815.1.)
"Run 1 / Hobe Erwin Editions, 891-3 / Trim / Join / Run 1" and "Top / Trim / Join" (Printed on left and right selvedges, respectively, of 2001.281.815.2.)
"Schumacher's / "Lyre Bird" / No. 891-3 - Ivory / width 22", 18 3/4", repeat / $4.50 per single roll / F. Schumacher & Co. / New York" (Printed on back of 2001281.815.2.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Neoclassical
paper (fiber product)
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.815.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291080

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
peacocks
lyres
branches
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Lyre Bird
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 22 (inches)

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