Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1965

GUSN

GUSN-290429

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Hyannis Cape Cod" pattern. Wallpaper has an all-over sprig design of stylized floral sprigs on a field of pindots. Block-printed in black and white on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Hyannis" Cape Cod Mass / Trim / Na" and "Join" (Printed on left and right selvedges, respectively.)
"Retrun to / Devon Service / 420 Boylston St / Boston, Mass." (Stamped on back.)
"A137 / 8.00" (Handwritten on back.)

Pattern

Hyannis Cape Cod

Maker

Probably W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.801

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

sprigs
pindots

Period/Style

Sprig