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2001.281.1068 (RS196691)

Description

Rolled fragment of Richard E. Thibaut "Peerless" wallpaper. Pattern of medallions on a scrolling foliate background. The pattern imitates woven fabric with the aid of a background pattern of vertical stripes and dots and the block-like edges of the medallions. Roller-printed in blue, green, gold, maroon, yellow and gray on light cream ground.

Details

Maker
Richard E. Thibaut (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
"5334 / RICHARD E. THIBAUT NEW YORK / EXCLUSIVE "PEERLESS" PATTERN" (printed)
"Clara Jane Hallett" (written twice)
"Victorian - mid 19th century / etc. / many from Salem, Cape Cod, Maine, etc - / I have checked them all + / they can be filed. Not that interesting" (handwritten)
"Almost all late / papers - Victorian, etc / I have checked them / + must press them + put / together in a folder of / later papers"
Location of origin
New York, New York, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York City (New York state)
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Hallett, Clara Jane
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1068
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292073

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Medallion
Scroll
Acanthus
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
5334
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 3/8, print width 17 7/8 (inches)

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