Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1915-1923

GUSN

GUSN-283300

Description

Two wallpaper fragments. Modernistic or early Art Deco style large-scale floral pattern. Highly stylized floral sprigs made with geometric shapes and color blocking. Roller-printed in two reds, mustard yellow, pink, two blues, two grays, green, and black. Background patterns consist of right angles printed in gray and tan, a woven pattern in tan, and horizontal wavy lines in tan and liquid mica on gray ground. The paper is embossed with a small textile weave or screen pattern. The United Wall Paper Crafters of North America union logo is printed in the selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Match [downward facing arrow]" (printed)
"U.W.P.C. of N.A./Union Made"
"U.W.P.C. of N.A. / Union Made" (Printed in two lines. "U.W.P.C of N.A." printed over "Union Made." Logo symbol and lettering on either side of text.)
"M.10" (printed)

Pattern No.

M.10

Maker

United Wallpaper Crafters of N. Am. (Typesetter)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.228AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragments

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
weave pattern
stripes

Period/Style

Art Deco
Floral