Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-288961

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Abigail Adams" pattern produced by Warner Company. Wallpaper has an all-over floral sprig pattern of repeating stylized single flowers with leaves. Roller-printed in white, green, and light blue on a blue ground. Paper has a horizontal ribbed texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Abigail Adams / Sidewall No. 1524 / Plastic Bonded / Precision trimmed for easy hanging / 20 1/2 inches wide - 7 yards per single roll" (Printed on back of sample.)

Pattern

Abigail Adams

Pattern No.

1524

Maker

Warner Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 1/8 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.718

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral sprigs

Period/Style

Sprig