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2001.281.1070 (RS196724)

Description

Fragment of unused paisley wallpaper with pattern name "The Chalons" produced by Becker, Smith and Page Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colorful buta figures with stylized flowers and scrolling floral stems are printed over a patterned background to resemble fabric. Roller-printed in blue, green, red, black and yellow on white ground.

Details

Maker
Becker, Smith & Page (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
"B. S. P. / THE "CHALONS" 1886 / 1" (B. S. P. in script writting with scroll figures before and after lettering.)
"Clara J. Hallett" (handwritten)
"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"
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paisley
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Hallett, Clara Jane
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1070
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292079

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Paisley
Buta
Stylized flowers
Floral branches
Period/Style
Imitation textile
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Chalons
Pattern No.
1886
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 12 1/2, print width 18 (inches)

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