Unused Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-103542

Description

Unused sample. Repeating interlocking oval pattern with a sprig of ivy in each oval. Printed in white and dark grey on a tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Inscription

Selvedge Right: "TOP / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER R / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279 / RUN 1 / LOWESTOFT / TOP / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER R / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279 / RUN 1 / LOWESTOFT"
Selvedge Left: "TOP / MADE IN / U.S.A. / COLOR-LOCKED / AND GUARANTEED / 752 / RUN 1 / GLENCRAFT / U.W.P.C. of N.A. / JOIN / TOP / MADE IN / U.S.A.COLOR-LOCKED / AND GUARANTEED / 752 / RUN 1 / GLENCRAFT / U.W.P.C. of N.A."
Front labels [3]: "IMPERIAL / Washable / WALLPAPER / GLENCRAFT"
Reverse: [repeats three times] "GLENCRAFT / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER / COLOR-LOCKED / See Imperial silver label / page in front of this book / GUARANTEED / LOWESTOFT No. 7522 / BORDER No. 8522 / 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] "1948-102-9" (Printed, label, stamp and written)

Pattern

Lowestoft (7522)

Additional Identification Number

3270

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 Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum

Accession Number

2008.6.64