Reproduction Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1980-1990

GUSN

GUSN-290369

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Leaf Border" pattern manufactured by Bradbury & Bradbury as part of their "In the Morris Tradition" roomset. Wallpaper border has a scrolling trail of highly abstracted leaves. Screen-printed in black and gold. Sample is uncut and has two complete borders and one partial border. Pattern is adapted from English stencil designs dating from 1875-1900 by Morris & Company.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
screen printing
metallic pigment
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Handprinted by / Bradbury & Bradbury Wallpapers / Box 155 / Benicia, Californai 94510 / (707) 746-1900 / Leaf Border / Color CodeL LEB-750 / Price Code: P" (Printed on label affixed to back.)

Pattern

Leaf Border

Pattern No.

LEB

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

People and Organizations

Morris & Co.

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Bradbury & Bradbury (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.790

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

leaves

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts