Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1965

GUSN

GUSN-288735

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number LP 2-384 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 two browns 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 $7.75 " (Stamped on back.)
"LP 2-384" (Handwritten in blank for pattern number on back of sample.)

Pattern No.

LP 2-384

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Maker

Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.714.25

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

palmettes
octagons

Period/Style

Medallion