Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1943-1963

GUSN

GUSN-288900

Description

Unused sample of wallpaper border manufactured by Bassett & Vollum of Chicago, IL. Pattern has repeating motif of highly stylized rococo acanthus leaves bordered by top and bottom horizontal lines. Screen printed in black, white and brown on a taupe ground. Probably a reproduction pattern. Sample was fold in folder of wallpaper samples manufactured by Allen-Doane Company of Boston, MA.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Bassett & Vollum / Incorporated / 161 East Grand Ave. Chicago II, Ill,. / No. _____ / ____ Per Yard" (Printed label glued to back of sample.)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

5 x 11 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

2014.2.10

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Decor Motif

acanthus leaves