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

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

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

Location of Origin

United States

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