Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-103506

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Design consisting of dice, dominoes, playing cards, hearts, spades, diamonds, and clubs. Block printed in red, black, white, blue, tan, and gold on a dark brown ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Inscription

Selvedge: "8208 FRABRICATION BELGE UPL MADE IN BELGIUM"
Reverse: [stamp] "SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.3" [paper label] "Wall-Paper. Playing Cards. Printed from / wood-blocks. Made in Belgium, circa 1910- / 1920. / Courtesy of Jones and Erwin, Inc., N.Y. / Cooper Union Museum" (Printed, stamp and label)

Pattern

Playing Cards

Additional Identification Number

3234

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 3/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum

Accession Number

2008.6.28

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