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Trade catalog or sample book titled "Silk Wallpapers Engraved by Walcrest." Catalog is a small fandeck with cardboard covers secured by a single metal brad. Catalog contains 25 samples of wallpapers depicting textured silk (all Pattern No. 688) in different colorways. Produced by Stamford Wall Paper Company, Inc. of Stamford, CT.
paper (fiber product)
"Silk / Wallpapers / Engraved / by / Walcrest" "Engraved / Walcrest / Oil Color / Wallpapers" (printed)
"Walcrest Silk / Pattern No. 688 GW/ $3.60 per single roll" (Printed on reverse of first sample. Each sample bears a similar inscription)
"1773 - Gorham / 1780 - FreeTown & Hyannis / Moses Eaton 1808 / 1809 Manchester / Reveillon / Cietti / Chinese paper / Braintree 1759 / 1809 / Music Book - Billings 1782 / Clapp House. 1633 - 1806 / Barre 1790 / Peter / Harwood" (Handwritten on inside of back cover.)
"Walcrest Silk Wallpapaers / are a faithful reproduction of real silk. . . . " (Printed inside back cover. Paragraph provides general description of samples.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Stamford Wall Paper Company, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
5 1/8 x 3 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Stamford (Fairfield county, Connecticut)