Unused Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-103541

Description

Unused sample. Vertical stripe. Two bands of lines of dots, dashes, bellflowers, zigzags and a diamond pattern with alternating plains of repeating flowers. Printed in green, pink and white on a green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
WALLPAPER

Inscription

Selvedge Right: "hable WALLPAPER / RUN 1 / RIVERTON / JOIN / TOP / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER / RUN 1 / RIVERTON"
Selvedge Left: OKED / NTEED / 9537 / RUN 1 / U.W.P. of N.A. / UNION MADE / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279 / JOIN / TOP / MADE IN / U.S.A. / COLOR-LOCKED / AND GUARANTEED / 9537 / RUN 1 / U.W.P. of N.A. / UNION MADE / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279"
Front labels [2]: "IMPERIAL / Washable / WALLPAPER"
Reverse: [repeats three times] "Jean McLain / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER / COLOR-LOCKED / See Imperial silver label / page in front of this book / GUARANTEED / RIVERTON No. 5371 / BORDER No. 6371 / 22" WIDE, 7 YDS. TO THE ROLL / U.W.P.C of N.A. / UNION-MADE"
"SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.3"
[in pencil] "1948-102-6" (Printed, label, stamp and written)

Pattern

Riverton (5371)

Additional Identification Number

3269

People and Organizations

United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958)

Related Items

Title 2008.6.99 Accession Number 2008.6.1

Maker

Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Cleveland, OH (origin); Norwich, CT (use)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

28 1/2 in x 22 1/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum

Accession Number

2008.6.63