Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1965

GUSN

GUSN-288753

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number LP 1-406 part of the "Liberty" collection produced by Allen-Doane & Company, Inc. Wallpaper has large-scale medallion stripe pattern with highly stylized motifs including acanthus leaves, flowers and leaves. Screen-printed in green and white on a woven-textured green 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)
stripes
acanthus (motif)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Liberty / Trade Mark / No. / Price" (Stamped on back.)
"LP 1-406 / 4.45" (Handwritten in blanks for pattern number and price on back of sample.)

Pattern No.

P 1-406

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Allen-Doane Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

17 5/8 x 27 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.714.36

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Green

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions
acanthus leaves

Period/Style

Medallion