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

People and Organizations

Zuber & Cie

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2006.9.5

Maker

A.L. Diament & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.793

Places

United States

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