Wallpaper Sample Book

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1908

GUSN

GUSN-13083

Description

Trade catalog or sample book titled "No. 3 / 1908 / Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper - New York - Boston - Chicago." Catalog is bound with front and back covers of heavy dark brown paper embossed with rococo scrolls framing a gold quatrefoil shape containing the title. Catalog has a brown ribbon handle affixed to border. Catalog contains samples of coordinated groupings of ceiling, border, and sidewall wallpapers. Approximately fifty groupings are present. Back cover is missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trade catalogs
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
textile materials
Transfer Printed
Catalog, Trade

Label

From "Waiting for a Gallery" Entitled "ALFRED PEATS PRIZE WALLPAPER" this sample book contains 103 roller-printed wallpapers, borders, and ceiling papers. A promotional pamphlet published about the same time illustrates several of the patterns in this book and suggests the types of window and door draperies and lace curtains to use with each paper.

Inscription

No. 3 / 1908 / Alfred Peats Prize Wallpaper - New York - Boston - Chicago. (Printed on front cover.)

Maker

Alfred Peats Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

18 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Charles Burden

Accession Number

1990.301

Places

New York state (United States)

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