Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1939-1950

GUSN

GUSN-290461

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Madison" pattern for F. Schumacher & Company under the Waverly line of products. Wallpaper has an allover geometric grid pattern formed by elongated ovals, small circles and dots. Highly stylized flower blossoms fill the grid. Roller-printed in olive green, yellow, white, black and blue on a taupe ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
geometric patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Schumacher / Name of Pattern: MADISON / Wallpaper Number: 866 A 866 / Color: Gold / Width and Repeat: Trimmed Width 20" - 15 3/4" repeat / Price: $3.50 a single roll / Companion Fabric: 36" Bonded Glosheen No. 357871 / F. Schumacher & Company, 60 West 40th Street, New York City, 18" (Printed on back.)
"Bonded Wallpaper "MAdison" Join Trim A Waverly Bonded Wallpaper Madison" and " Made in U.S.A. Join Trim Top Made in U.S.A." (Printed on left and right selvedge, respectively.)

Pattern

Madison

Pattern No.

866A

Maker

Waverly (Manufacturer)
F. Schumacher & Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

23 3/4 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.812

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Taupe

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

geometric
grids
flowers

Period/Style

Geometric