Wallpaper Sample Book

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1912

GUSN

GUSN-288571

Description

Trade catalog or sample book titled "No. 1 / 1912 / 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 ribbon handle affixed to border. Catalog contains samples of coordinated groupings of ceiling, border, and sidewall wallpapers. Approximately forty groupings are present. Papers include embossed and gilded papers as well as scenic designs.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

sample books
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
textile materials
ceiling papers
Catalog, Trade

Inscription

"Sidewall No. 610 Large 2416 / Border " 2610 / Ceiling " 611 / Moulding to Match No. 46 5 cts. per foot" (Printed on reverse of first sidewall paper sample. All sidewall papers bear similar inscriptions.)
"No. 1/ 1912 / Alfred Peats / Prize / Wallpaper / New York Boston Chicago" (Embossed on front cover.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Alfred Peats Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, United States

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.715.1

Places

New York (Henderson county, Texas)

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