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2001.281.892.1-.2 (RS197632)

Description

Two partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper from the "Liberty" collection produced by Allen-Doane & Company, Inc. The wallpaper pattern has alternating motifs of octagons filled with stylized flowers and square medallions arranged in horizontal rows. 2001.281.892.1 (pattern #LP2-316) is screen-printed in rust and blue on a cream ground (pattern #LP1-384). 2001.281.892.2 is incomplete and shows only the pattern from the first screen-printing pass in rust on a yellow ground . The stylized flower motif added in the second screen-printing is missing.

Details

Maker
Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1965
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
geometric patterns
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
29 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.892.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293264
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Screen Print
Decor Motif
octagons
medallions
flowers
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
LP 2-316
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 3 3/8, repeat width 4 1/8, print width 28 (inches)

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