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2001.281.891AB (RS197623)

Description

Two partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number LPX1 part of the "Liberty" collection produced by Allen-Doane & Company, Inc. Wallpaper has alternating motifs of stylized flowers and palmettes arranged in horizontal rows. Both rolls are screen-printed in blue, black, pink and white on a yellow ground. \n

Details

Maker
Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Inscriptions
"I let Reta Hitchcock / use these designs when she started / making wallpaper. Several of them were / originals from the Sylvanus Thayer House / in Braintree. These are / samples of her papers." (Handwritten on verso of 2001.281.891A.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.891AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293226
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
palmettes
stylized flowers
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
LPX1
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3, repeat width 3 (inches)

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