Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-290375

Description

Unused piece of reproduction wallpaper manufactured by A.L. Diament & Co. in pattern #1540-XDF (pattern name unknown). Wallpaper has a dense floral trail design featuring scrolling chrysanthemum blossoms with peacocks sitting on the vines. Printed in blues, pinks, greens, yellows and black on a cream ground. Pattern is a reproduction of an earlier wallpaper by Zuber & Cie.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"#1540-XDF / 5.25 / 1540-XDF" (Handwritten on back)
"A.L. Diamen / P.O. Box 7437 / Philade" (Stamped on back.)
"Agents / George a& Frances Davison / 420 Boylston Street / Boston, MAss. / Tel: CO 6-0072 / CO 6-0776" (Stamped on back.)

Pattern No.

1540-XDF

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

People and Organizations

Zuber & Cie

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

A.L. Diament & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

23 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.793

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2006.9.5

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

chrysanthemums
peacocks

Period/Style

Floral Trail