Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1965

GUSN

GUSN-288734

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number LP 1-384 part of the "Liberty" collection produced by Allen-Doane & Company, Inc. Wallpaper has pattern of repeating octagons enclosing stylized flowers. Octagons are separated by square medallions composed of four palmette-shaped motifs. Screen-printed in rust and blue on a cream ground. Part of a collection of unbound samples housed in a folder rather than a bound sample book.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Liberty / Trade Mark / No. / Price " (Stamped on back)
"LP 1-384 / 4.45" (Handwritten in blanks for pattern number and price on back of sample.)

Pattern No.

LP 1-384

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

27 1/2 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.714.24

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

octagons
palmettes