Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1965

GUSN

GUSN-290441

Description

Unused sample of wallpaper pattern #1148A by William J. Galligan & Sons. Wallpaper has a large-scale grid of diamond-shaped motifs, each containing a single highly abstracted leaf. Leaves on alternating rows are enclosed in a circle formed by concentric rings. Block-printed in dark red on an olive green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"The Wm. J. Galligan Document Collection / No 1148 A / 5 yd roll / Handprinted" (Stamped on back two times.)
"4.50" (Handwritten on back.)

Pattern No.

1148A

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Adams, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

15 3/4 x 21 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.804

Places

Adams (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Olive

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamonds
circles
leaves