Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-272760

Description

Two wallpaper fragments. Pattern of stacked and loose paper money and coins - all US currency. Coin purse and money bag also depicted. Roller-printed in three greens, gray, white, black, yellow and gold on cream ground. Half drop repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

LIGHT RESISTING / WATERFAST / THE ???IET WALL PAPER MILLS / UWPC OF NA / UNION MADE" (UWPC of NA = United Wallpaper Crafters of North America)
"Used at[?] Archibald House / Circle St. - / W" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

37 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.64AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Currency

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

money
coins
money bag
change purse
currency

Period/Style

Novelty