Unused Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1930-1950

GUSN

GUSN-103557

Description

Unused sample attached to a cardboard mat. Geometric pattern of various drawings by famous artists including a head of young woman by Albrecht Durer, a group of young men by Ghirlandaio, a perspective by Jacopo Bellini, the Leda with Swan by Filipo Lippi, and the Horse and Rider by Leonardo da Vinci. Printed in black and white on a pink ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
WALLPAPER

Inscription

Selvedge: "JOIN [arrow up] MASTER DRAWINGS designed by MARION V. DORN TOP [arrow right]
Reverse: "SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.14" (Printed, stamp and written)

Pattern

Master Drawings

Additional Identification Number

3285

Maker

Dorn, Marion V. (Designer)
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY (origin); Norwich, CT (use)

Dimensions

49 1/4 in x 28 3/4 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum

Accession Number

2008.6.79

Reference Notes

This pattern is illustrated in Katzenbach, Lois and William. "The Practical Book of American Wallpaper," p. 51.

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