Wallpaper Sample Book

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-288515

Description

Wallpaper trade catalog or sample book from Kraus and Lederer Wallpaper. Catalog is bound and has front and back covers of heavy dark brown paper embossed with an imitation leather pattern. Catalog contains approximately 39 groups of coordinated ceiling, border and sidewall wallpapers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sample books
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
ceiling papers
borders (ornament areas)
Catalog, Trade

Inscription

"Kraus and Lederer / Wallpaper / 148 and 150 W. 23rd St. / New York / Chicago New York Pittsburgh" (Printed on cover.)
"Kraus & Lederer 1438 & 150 W. 23rd St. New York, N.Y. / Sidewall No. 148 13 cts. per single roll / Border No. 243 3 cts. per single roll / Ceiling No. 343 13 cts. per single roll / Grade 38 . . . "
(Printed on reverse of first ceiling paper. All ceiling papers bear a similar inscription.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Kraus and Lederer Wallpaper (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, United States

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.713

Places

New York City (New York state)