Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1980

GUSN

GUSN-290062

Description

Unused piece of reproduction wallpaper in the "Sweet Violets" pattern. Wallpaper has groups of violets and single flowers printed in a regular pattern against a background of stripes and interlacing lines. Printed in pinks, greens, beige and white on a yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Trends of the Times Wallpapers / "Sweet Violets" / G Run 1 / 2412-1" (Printed on left selvedge.)
"D2412 1 / G1 / Made in U.S" (Stamped on back.)
"WP 1769 / Hexter / 3.15 Sweet Violets / Old Yellow / WP 1769 - 3.15 / [illegible]" (Handwritten on back)

Pattern

Sweet Violets

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 20 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.770

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

floral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
flowers
violets

Period/Style

Floral Stripe