Unused Wallpaper Fragment

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-103544

Description

Unused sample. Diaper pattern of rectangular frames with canted corners and scroll decoration, each features a landscape scene with either two men at center or a woman and child, frames surrounded by triangular sprays of fruit and flowers, vertical stripe ground. Printed in four greens, two grays, pink, mauve, eggplant, crimson, cream and blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Inscription

Selvedge Right: "STAFFORDSHIRE / JOIN / TOP / IMPERIAL Washable WALLPAPER R / U.S. PATENT / NO. 1950279 / RUN 1 / STAFFORDSHIRE"
Selvedge Left: "GLENCRAFT / JOIN / TOP / MADE IN / U.S.A. / COLOR-LOCKED / AND GUARANTEED / 755 / RUN 1 / U.W.P.C. of N.A. / UNION MADE / GLENCRAFT"
Front label: "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 / STAFFORDSHIRE No. 7552 / BORDER No. 8552 / 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] "1948-102-8" (Printed, label, stamp and written)

Pattern

Staffordshire (7552), Border (8552)

Additional Identification Number

3272

People and Organizations

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

Maker

Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum

Accession Number

2008.6.66

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