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Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Blocked Daisy" pattern (#2749A) by William J. Galligan. Wallpaper has a repeating pattern of squares with canted edges, each filled with a highly abstracted flower blossom. Block-printed in aqua on a dark green ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Join / The Wim. J. Galligan Document Collection" and "A Hand Print / "Blocked Daisy" / Join" (Printed on the left and right selvedges, respectively.)
"William J. Galligan, Inc. / Hand Pritns / Grove Street Admas, Mass. / Pattern No. 2749 A / Price 5.00" (Stamped on back with pattern number and price handwritten.)
"Return to / Devon Service / 420 Boylston St / Boston, Mass." (Stamped on back.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
William J. Galligan, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Adams, Massachusetts, United States
22 x 29 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Adams (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)