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Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in pattern #1448 by W. J. Galligan & Sons. Pattern has a large-scale design of round medallions enclosed in a diamond-shaped grid formed by stylized flowers and foliage. Block-printed in green and white on an olive green ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
"Join Tr" and "a hand print / No. 1448" (Printed on left and right selvedges, respectively)
"Galligan-Owen Corporation / Grove Street Adams, Mass. / Pattern No. 1448 / Price $7.50" (Stamped on back with pattern number and price handwritten.)
"Return to / Devon Service / 420 Boylston St / Boston, Mass." (Stamped on back twice.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
W. J. Galligan & Sons, Corp. (Manufacturer)
Adams, Massachusetts, United States
22 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Adams (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)